|Immune Reconstitution X Zoster
Jun 24, 2009
First of all thanks for the amazing work on this website! I have started treatment 3 month ago, and this week I had an outbreak of Herpes Zoster in the intercoastal area, which I never had before. I m now taking Aciclovir for that. I ve read it s a common sintome of immune reconstitution, should I be really worried? Is the prognosis good when something like this happens? Is it common? Had my CD4 and VL done last week, but the results are not back yet? Thanks
| Response from Dr. Henry
In my experience development of shingles after starting effective antiretroviral therapy has not impacted the response to treatment overall and does not generally effective outcomes. KH
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