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Should I start treatment
Apr 13, 2005

I was recently diagnosed HIV positive on 3-1-05, 3 weeks later my cd4 cells were 295 and viral load 9000, is there possibility this is still primary infection and if so what's the research to start now, does it seem my cd4 will go up?

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

Though it can be difficult to predict these things with certainty, I think that it's unlikely that you have very recent infection with such a low viral load.

In cases like yours, when there's doubt, I'd have a repeat set of labwork done to confirm any trends.

Good luck, BY

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