Nov 7, 2004
I am a 38 yo male who has been pos sinse 2002. I am currently on trizivir and tenefevor. My doctor recently told me my T Cell count was 700 and my viral load was undetectible and that I could stop taking my meds and see what happens in order to give my body a break. Is this a good idea? What are the risks?
| Response from Dr. Lee
You have not given me enough information. First, what was your initial T cell count? What was you pre-treatment viral level? Second, how long has your viral level been undetectible? There are certainly some risks with stopping treatment, but it is difficult to give you advice without additional information.
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