Hepatitis Viral Load Too High
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Stanford University, School of MedicineI probably would recommend starting, given that viral load level. Also those with both HIV and HCV, and not on treatment, tend to progress faster. We treat lots of people with both infections, and at least as we can measure it, they don't seem... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineIt is really not the HCV viral load that predicts the outcome of hepatitis C, it is the biopsy report. Unlike HIV, the viral load has little to do with the prognosis. The liver biopsy score for fibrosis on a 0-4 scale is like t cells, with 4 being... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineIt is great news how well you are doing with your HIV medications. The idea to get vaccinated against HBV is a good idea as well. Although there are old data suggesting the vaccine can cause a drop in T cells and a rise in virus, I would be... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe sexual transmission rate of HCV is not really known. It usually takes somewhat longer for HCV antibodies to appear in the blood. However, an antibody test at 1,3,6 months should be sufficient.... Read more »
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Posted by Courtkidx, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ?
And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »
Posted by malias90, 1 ReplyMy tcells are 617 and my viral load is 198,000. My viral load in May 05 was 60,000. They think I have inflammation in my urine, white cells in it. My nausea besides happening with the HIV meds I am on could be related to my intestinal issues.
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Posted by kaliboo, 2 RepliesI've been trying to find out what your viral load is (approximately, of course) shortly after being infected... and have had no luck...
So I guess I'm just wondering... what was your viral load when it was first tested? Read more »
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