|Who was infected first?
Mar 28, 2010
My step daughter and her boyfriend both recently tested positive. His CD4 count was 540, and his viral load was 6000. Her CD4 count was 280, and her viral load was 30,000. But he had seem to have the flu like symptons first, while the only type of symptons she ever shown were frequent yeast infections. She did get really sick (flu like, vomiting, etc) about a month after his first ocurrence. So are there any reliable clues here to determine which of the two was the first to be infected by the virus????
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for your post.
While it's tempting to try to determine the when and how of acquiring HIV, because of the different responses among people, it's really difficult and unreliable to predict on the basis of lab tests.
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