|I'm scared viral load blip!!
Oct 19, 2013
Hi doctor I am very worry about my meds, had a VL test in July 2013 and came back undectectable (50 Copies) but after 20 months on meds (truvada-issentres) in 10-13 came back dedectable at 220. T cells 235 before 290. My cd 4 changes from 19% to 18%. I feel extremely concerned of this do u think the I'm having resistance to any of my meds? Do I have to take a resistance test at this point? My doctor changed me issentres for tivicay now. Please help me to answer my question. I am scared. Thanks again.
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
I'd not be worried. A single viral load test in this range is rarely an indication of virological failure or treatment resistance.
So long as you've continued to be adherent to your medications, I'm not concerned with what you have described.
Be well, BY
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