|HIV AND HBV
Jan 28, 2007
WHAT ARE THE HEALTH ISSUES IF YOU ARE COINFECTED WITH THESE TWO CAN I TAKE A VACCINE FOR HBV MY VL IS UNDETECTABLE MY TCELLS ARE 296 MY PERCETAGE IS 29& I HAD HCV ABOUT 4 YEARS AGO I TOOK THE TREATMENT PEG INTRON SO FAR IM UNDECTABLE FOR HEP C THANK GOD BUT NOW IT SEEMS THIS SHOWED UP MY LIVER ENZYME ONE OF THEM IS SLIGHTLY HIGH NOT TO MUCH IM ON TRUVADA REYATAS AND NORVIR I TAKE VERY GOOD CARE OF MYSELF I DONT DRINK 14 YRS. NOW I EXERCISE 4 TIMES A WEEK I WAS DIAGNOZED 3 YRS AGO HIV POS. HOW DANGEROUS IS THIS THANK YOU FOR YOUR REPLY MAY GOD BLESS TOMMY
| Response from Dr. McGovern
It is great news that you were cured of your hepatitis C.
It is unclear to me as to the status of your hepatitis B infection because you have not included your hepatitis B test results. However, you are on excellent medications for this infection - Truvada is one of my first choices since it contains two active agents against hepatitis B.
I think you should extremely well on this combination. Your HIV is in great shape too judging by your non detectable viral load and your T cell percentage is near normal. That is excellent.
Continue the great job with your alcohol abstinence as well. That is critically important for maintaining a healthy liver.
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