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Undetected Viral Load After 6 Weeks

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CD4 from 178 w/n 6 wks to 148, viral load 17400

I was diagnosed with the virus this year in October. I felt great up til a few weeks ago. My fever got up to 101.5; severe headaches, no coughing, no sneezing but just fever and headaches. Before I went to the hospital, my count was 178 approx 6...
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
Sounds very much like an influenza infection. What you need most now is HIV meds. I would recommend starting HIV meds as soon as possible. There is no particular diet you need to adhere to and I would continue to take a daily multivitamin. Once you... Read more »

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Posted by sbev1981, 2 Replies
...next move. What this means is you will eventually take a test if you haven't already to see where your CD4 count is and your Viral Load is. To help you understand this better and quicker your CD4 is your body's army that fight off virus such as a... Read more »

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...Has any one experienced a blip in viral load after remaining undetectable for a while? I would like to hear your experiences. I have been undetectable for almost one year, Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...still worry me. The woman looked unhealthy, so I should have trusted my instincts. But I guess that's in the past. I had a viral load test done and it came back undetectable (this was about 2 weeks after the flu-like symptoms). Here's my... Read more »