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Hep C And Bruising

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daughter with HIV/HEPC

My daughter has been on Combivir/Sustiva for about 2 months. Her viral load went from 75,000 to 117, which is great, but her T-cells were 225 and went down to 197. Now she seems to have fevers and brusing easily. Will her T-cells begin to go up now...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
It is good that your daughter's viral load has gone down. It is possible that there are other regimens that may not suppress her bone marrow (the AZT in Combivir has a possible side effect of sometimes decreasing the blood cell counts). A... Read more »

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