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same meds for a long time, first time abnormal lab results

Nov 5, 2013

hello, I am writing because my last blood tests came out abnormaly high, cd4 absolute 2150, cd3 4000, and cd8 1100, after a month I repetead only cd4 and it came out 1900, still high, I am taking the same meds, combivir, norvir, telzir for a long time, never in my life had this happen, my cd4 were alwsys aroun 500-900, I am undetectable, have been since I started meds 11 years ago. other blood tests came out fine, including cbc with differentials, wbc 7.3 absolute number and normal ly. I am extremly worried, I have been taking supplemens like proteins and carnitin but I doubt this happened because of them! thank you ps:my doctor said not to worry but I need a second opinion

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

Your CD4 tests are indeed higher than typical, and this usually isn't an indicator of HIV-related or medication-related problems. If you had recently started on your supplements, I'd have to wonder if they could be related.

Hope that helps, BY

tested negative at 90 days after exposure is this conclusive
missed arv

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