What Does The Beginning Of Herpes Look Like
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Stanford University, School of MedicineThe current treatment guidelines suggest that HIV treatment should be started when the CD4 count is < 350 and the viral load is > 30-55,000. Thus, current guidelines would suggest you could monitor and wait. Go to www.hivatis.org for the... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI wonder if you could have an HIV-related colitis - a bowel disease caused by the virus itself that is leading to poor absorbsion of nutrients and subsequent weight loss, fatigue and the other symptoms you are experiencing.I would make sure a blood... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello TICO,First off, thanks for your kind comments! They are warmly appreciated.Next, I wouldn't jump to any conclusions about herpes or hepatitis based on what you've told me so far. Your exposure was in May and you didn't begin... Read more »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThanks for writing and congratulations on your accomplishments. Your risk of HIV based on the exposure in 2006 is extremely low/virtually nonexistent. For peace of mind you could take a second test at a testing center (results are back in as... Read more »
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Posted by healthyPOZbttm, 5 Replies8 years POZ now, super healthy and still on my first meds Combivir and Viramune. I've recently lost a lot of weight and drastically changed diet habits. I was a horrible couch potato and munched on chips and pints of Hagen Daaz all the time.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI know lots of people say to begin treatment before t-cells fall to 200. Mine are 200 and my viral load is 50,000. I guess I have to start. Anyone out there waited without consequence?
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Posted by howard, 4 RepliesSince i posted my entry I've got some really nasty replies. Which is understandable for the most part, seeing as though the caliber of people could be condsidered by some to be abominations to God. Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed because of the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 10 RepliesI am 27 years old and have been positive for nearly 2 years now. I am very successful for my age, travel non-stop for work and have just purchased my second home. My career is VERY stressful and I know that I tend to add excess stress to my life... Read more »
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