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What Ia The Longest You Have Gone Without Taking Your Medication? Any Change In Health Or CD4 Count?

What Ia The Longest You Have Gone Without Taking Your Medication? Any Change In Health Or CD4 Count?

I attended a supprt group meeting a few days ago. The general topic was on medication side effects and the importance of daily intake. Two of the patrons atated they have stopped taking their medicine for two reasons. One stated that they needed a break from taking 2 meds and stopped treatment for 3 months. Another stated, they stopped treatment for 19 days to experiment to see if there would any change to his C4… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

My doctor wanted to see how long I can go without taking my medication to see if my viral load are CD4 count changed I went a year and a half before it changed I'm very interested in this please keep me updated thank you Larry price

posted over 1 year ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I had stopped my meds due to I had a house fire and I am now traveling with my brother in his truck I hope to be stable soon I have been doing very well with my meds and have been undetectable for some years now and have been feeling pretty good but I would like to get back on my regime so I can stay that way is there any one in this group from Minnesota that's where I plan to move and will be looking for a physician there and Medicaid and medical physician if so please help me with the information thank you

posted over 1 year ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I can only go by what a friend told me he took a break unintentionally and his virus mutated and now requires several pills a day. I'm not playing with the doses I freak out if I'm a few minutes late.

posted over 1 year ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

Also maybe you should join POZ online, lots of useful articles to read and other opinions, sounds like these idiots are playing Russian Roulette, dont you try it if they want to harm themselves let them do it, their full of bullshit and if they have unprotected sex they can be harming others as well.

edited, originally posted over 1 year ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

less then three weeks and you will become detectable again, happen to me got really sick also lost over 1000 good cells, don't do it can also makes you resistant to the current medication

posted over 1 year ago
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