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How To Decrease Viral Load

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CD4 count decrease and viral load decrease

Iam currently on second line Hiv treatment and taking a combination Truvada and Aluvia.After noticing that my cd4 count had dropped to 172 from 242 but my viral load has decreased from from about 8000 to about 1500 i took a sensitivity test which...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...that your virus is not resistant to. I don't think it's wise to continue with your current regimen and maintaining a detectable viral load will lead to more resistance. You need to get your virus undetectable, and that is not going to happen with... Read more »

Just diagnosed, and my second blood test shows jump in CD4 and decrease in viral load

Hi, I was diagnosed with HIV about 3 months ago. My first CD4 documented results were 714...now... Read more »

Decreasing viral load in semen

Why there are no meds designed to reduce or eliminate the presence of virus in semen instead of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Personalized Vaccine Helps Decrease HIV Patients' Viral Load, Study Says

...carried out by doctors at Barcelona's Hospital Clinic and after 24 weeks the majority had shown a 'significant' decrease in their viral load, the hospital said" on Tuesday, Agence France-Presse/ Montreal Gazette reports. "This decrease was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

... The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Antiretroviral Combination Therapy Effective in Reducing Viral Loads in Children, Boehringer Ingelheim Study Says

...generically as tipranavir, in combination with Abbott Laboratories ' Norvir, known generically as ritonavir, helps reduce HIV viral loads in children, according to study results presented Monday at the XVI International AIDS Conference in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early Treatment With Three Classes of Antiretrovirals Quickly Reduces Viral Loads, Study Says

... Early treatment with a combination therapy that contains three classes of antiretroviral drugs can reduce viral loads quickly -- raising the possibility that HIV can be eliminated in people with already low viral loads following aggressive... Read more »
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CD4, 320 , Viral load 26000, what to do??????

Posted by david73, 8 Replies
...specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4 th blood test done, and the viral load has come down a few thousand and cd4 has gone... Read more »

Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
...received MK-0518 at different dosages over the 16 week study period. The antiretroviral drugs and MK-0518 combination reduced HIV viral loads to undetectable levels 72% of the time in the most responsive dosage group and 56% of the time in the... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...The Failure of Viral Load Tests JAMA Study Shakes AIDS Science, Angers HIV Advocates A nationwide team of orthodox AIDS researchers led by doctors Benigno Read more »

Starting meds for the first time.

Posted by glowstixboyoh, 15 Replies
Hi everyone. I am a little angry right now. I was diagnosed poz on march first of this year. I just got my lab results back and people think I should start meds. Its seems to them the virus is newly aquired, but it also looks like my immune... Read more »