vl increase after flu shot pos lime disease - JB
Jan 3, 2001
tcells 280 vl 330,000 before flu shot tcells 224 vl 830,000 approx 1month after, is this common or very rare? positive for 6 months also pos for lime disease.can lime disease cause such an increase.just started combivir/ sustiva, is this a good combo therapy? have i waited to long to start meds and if yes, did i lose a lot of depth in my immune system
Response from Dr. Bartlett
Immunizations can increase plasma HIV RNA levels transiently, and your vaccination may have contributed to the change. I think that Comibivir and Sustiva are a good choice for therapy, and strongly urge you to be diligent in taking all of your pills and keep your follow-up appointments. I would be very hopeful that your immune system will enjoy a substantial recovery.
John A. Bartlett, M.D.
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