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      #40530 - 09/21/02 11:51 AM

thats why im asking here.!i had like lots of tests,what is the chances of getting through bdna,dna pcr,and various antibody checks till 12months.would i be a freak if i converted now?would it be very rare.ive been unwell,with high liver enzymes,and high fevers,low-fevers rashes etc.
but all hep abc and viral load for c neg.hiv testint to the limit.dna pcrs,like four bdna viral load like four.antibodys till their coming out my a***!maybe like 30 or so....please help guys,even my doc is confused.
my last t cell count was wierd with fever,cd4 19%,cd8 60%!
cd4=cd8 ratio 0.31!aaaaaah.cd4 900.



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Re: gay men are more clever! new
      #40558 - 09/21/02 08:49 PM

It would be very freakish to test positive after a year. You would be 1 in 2,000,000+ if you did. There has to be something other than HIV wrong with you. You have tested to much already. Let go of the theory that you have to be HIV positive and look at other things that could be causing your troubles. Buy the way the T-Cell count can change by big amounts in a HIV Negative person also, many things can make it go up and down, Stress, Fever, Cancer, Etc.

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Re: gay men are more clever! new
      #40761 - 09/25/02 09:06 AM

Having a lot of CD8's is not necessarily a bad thing. Back when I was throughly obsessed with following HIV/AIDS news and reports I would run into people who were doing really well under those circumstances. The offical term for having lots of CD8's is "lymphocytosis" or even "hyper-lymphocytosis"

I did ask the doctors on this site about it once and got this reply:

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Treatment/Archive/ViralLoads/Q8158.html




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