Well, I had the sh*t scared out of me a few weeks back when my load numbers for some reason went up with a corresponding drop in CD-4. I was first diagnosed last fall and started on Atripla with a viral load of 1.46 million and a CD-4 count of around 100. In a month or two it had gone to about 545 load count and 450 CD-4 count. Then the viral load went up by about a hundred and CD-4 dropped to low 300's. Man, what a fright. Now my viral load is about 84, and the CD-4 count back to the high 300's. My doctor can't explain it other than a slight sinus infection I had but that did nothing to sooth my fears. Glad this stuff is finally leveling out. I expect my viral load to go below the magic mark of 48 which apparently means it is undetectable. The complete liver failure I experienced last year that kept me hospitalized for 2 months (caused by too much vodka) doesn't seem to have left my liver weakened to the point that Atripla has caused any concern. Whew. Thank you all for your tremendous help.
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