What Is Considered A High Viral Load Number
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Harvard Medical SchoolAll of the viral load measurements you mentioned would be considered high. I have discussed the meaning and interpretation of these numbersin the answer to another recent question [Priscilla-- do you know which one I am referring to-- I... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe average is around 1-5 million. Anything above 10 million would probably be considered on the high side.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThere are no specific threshold that I can give you since symptoms, CD4 counts, rate of change of viral level, and time of HIV infeciton factor into determining the clinical interpretation of a given viral loada. That being said-I will try to... Read more »
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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 Anonymous, 1 ReplyAt what number do they consider the viral load being dangerous or harmful? Also I am interested in conecting with other people living with HIV please contact me at email@example.com. Thank you very much
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesViral load testing is a deceptive practice, as the results are skewed in such a way as to reflect a number of viral units that is far greater than the number of CD4 cell units.
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Posted by dee99gt, 4 RepliesI've been taking Atripula since about august 2010. Before they started me on the pill my viral load was 2698385. One month later its at 24483.. Jan 2011 it was at 4742.. and I just went two days ago and its at 591.. My doctor mentioned it takes... Read more »
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