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Staph Infections And Increased Viral Load

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AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

... What Is Viral Load? How Is the Test Used? How Are Changes in Viral Load Measured? Viral Load "Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There Problems With the Viral Load Test? What Is Viral Load? The viral load test measures the amount
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Undetectable Viral Load with Decreasing CD4 count but improving CD4%

I was diagnosed 2 years ago. At that time, my viral load was 103,000 and my cd4 count was 249. My CD4 % was around 14%. I started on Atripla in July of 2007 and still take it. My Viral load went down to undetectable within a month and has stayed...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...Though your title is 'undetectable viral load with decreasing CD4 cell count', you have actually had an increase in your absolute cell count from the start of treatment from Read more »

bactrim for viral load

dear sirmy husband was diagnosed hiv positive 1 year back .And till now doctor didnt advice any ART. The reason might be,my husband's cd4 count is being monitored regularly and it never went below 300. he was retested 10 days ago .cd4 count is 386...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Bactrim will be used to treat common bacterial infections, like Staph, but only for 1-2 weeks.Bactrim does not have any effect on viral load and is generally very well tolerated. Some persons will develop sun sensitivity to the medication... Read more »

Staph infection and HIV

Hello Doctor,I would like to start off by thanking you for all the information and insight you provide via this website. It has been a great source of knowledge and sometimes even inspiration for me over the past couple of years. I tested positive...
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
...infection and is spread by skin to skin contact, or contact with contaminated gym equipment, etc. Although it has been reported with increased frequency in HIV infected people, it occurs commonly in people without HIV infection. Unlikely a... 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 and recieved a flu shot then had my viral retaken right after the shot when I got the numbers back it went up to 500 hundred (not thousand). Is that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(Answer That Never Changes). But since it's flu shot season, I'll gladly repost something from the archives.Stay well!Dr. BobVIRAL LOAD, FLU, and FLU SHOTSOct 20, 2006 Hey Dr. BOB I know it's probably not a good thing to get the flu if we've... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...starting the drugs. If your viral load goes up while taking HIV drugs, you and your health care provider should take another viral load measurement. If that result is the same or higher, your drugs may not be working as well as they should. You... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Viral Load Testing

... As a person with HIV, having your viral load tested will likely be an importantpart of your plan to stay healthy. You will have the test done regularly,and it will be Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools Viral Load Test Resistance Test Tropism Test Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...It can take two months or more for these antibodies to be produced. See Fact Sheet 102 for more information. However, the viral load test (see Fact Sheet 125 ) measures the virus itself. Before the immune system produces antibodies to fight... 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 »

viral load

Posted by kaliboo, 2 Replies
...I'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 Read more »

viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ? And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »

Staph Infection

Posted by moonstarchild, 1 Reply
...sick with strep. I went to the doctor today to get cleared to go back to work and he told me that it wasn't strep it was a staph infection in my throat!!! I was already put on antibiotics, but I was still a little shocked and sad at the same... Read more »