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H1N1 Flu Vaccine Interference With HIV Viral Load

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Dear Sir, I'm from Portugal. I am taking Atripla undetectable viral load with 500 CD4. Do you think I should take the flu vaccine used in the Portugal - Pandemrix,?Merry Christmas and a great 2010! well there are! NamasteLove your site! well done
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Hello and thanks for your post.Influenza vaccinations are strongly recommended for persons living with HIV.Happy holidays to you in Portugal,BY Read more »

Viral Load (VIRAL LOAD, FLU, and FLU SHOTS)

Hey Doc,About 6 months ago my viral load was less then 80. 3 months later I went back to the doctor... Read more »

Flu vaccine dangerous during actute HIV infection?

Is it dangerous to be administered influenza (or other) vaccines if you were recently infected with... Read more »
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The Latest on H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV/AIDS

...on the safe side, everyone with HIV should get both a H1N1 and regular seasonal flu vaccine, regardless of CD4 count or viral load. The flu vaccine situation is a lot simpler if you have HIV and are under the age of 65, because you're... Read more »
The Body PRO

Whatever Happened to H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV? New Answers at CROI 2010

...was not worse in, and did not worsen, HIV. In HIV-infected people with well-managed conditions (good CD4+ cell counts, low viral loads), H1N1 was not more severe than it was in the general population , according to the research presented by... Read more »
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What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

...complications related to it if they have a low CD4 count. That's right, yes. The risk of getting the flu is the same. I'm assuming viral load doesn't make a difference here. Probably not much. Again, the viral load could contribute a... Read more »
AIDS.gov

H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV: How U.S. HIV Health Care Settings Are Gearing Up for the 2009 Flu Season

...showing all of their medications they can keep in their wallet. Make sure they know their latest CD4 cell count and their latest viral load data, at least those two numbers which are very important when -- if they're seen by someone else, and... Read more »
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CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
...I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies hiv viral load <400. Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...routine. Despite the availability of a reliable method to detect this initial phase of infection, the polymerase chain reaction viral load test, medical providers worldwide will diagnose only about one of every 60,000 cases of acute HIV... Read more »

Viral load, MOS-HIV, are you tracking?

Posted by annasearch, 2 Replies
...learning about HIV and how to help people better manage HIV and AIDS. I was wondering, do people in the community track data? Viral load, CD4 count etc. Does anyone know their WHO stage of HIV/AIDS and also, when you go to the doctor are you ever... Read more »