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May 30, 2004

My viral load is 115,000 and my t-cell is 375. should i start treatment or should i wait?

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your question.

Assuming that you're currently asymptomatic, you don't need to start treatment immediately.

However, with a CD4 count of 375 (just above guideline recommendations of 350) and a relatively high viral load, the time to starting antiretrovirals is soon and you should have a discussion with your doctor about your options and plans for monitoring your health.

Good luck, BY

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