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03 Sep 2007

HIV & FLU
I am HIV +. Current counts are CD4 - 340 and viral load undetectable. I am on Stocrin & Aspen Lamzid. Have been diagnosed with upper respiratory tract infection. Is this a sign that the ARVS are no more working? Doc prescribed antibiotics 2 days ago, no improvement.

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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi Libra
No, there is just a terrible flu doing the rounds now - many patients need 2-3 courses of antibiotics to get over it, I myself suffered for more than a week with coughing etc even on antibiotics and felt like a truck went over me! If your CD4 count is >200 and your viral load undetectable - your ARVS are Working! Try adding Moducare supplements to what you are taking ( if not already) - the sterolins in it stimulates your own immunity.
Hope you feel better soon!
Dr Bets
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