That's one word that really raises your hope and determination. I am rooting for a complete SVR for you. After all the ups and downs and sideways you've gone through seeing that word must feel real good :-)
What number is undetectable? Is it zero? My hubby couldn't wait for his doc to come back to town so we asked that they fax over the results. Can someone help us determine what this means? It sounds very good and promising but we don't want to get too excited until we know more. He's a 1a stage 3 has had it for at least 30 years. He's on shot 16.
Viral load of 16 million
Viral load 600 (it actually has the less than symbol in front of 600).
THE LESS THAN SIGN (<) MEANS THEY CANNOT FIND THE VIRUS = UNDETECTABLE!!! Congratulations, hooray, three cheers or more!!! Me, too -- I've had my good news since 4/22, but haven't been here to visit and share. It's news that is such an "up," it makes the rest of the journey easier. This is the why and the wherefore. Now, it feels like knowing we CAN make it to the goal, we CAN do it, and that is like having a liferaft -- OK maybe just an innertube, but it floats -- during the difficult times, rough days.
Whew! I'm glad I saw this before the thread closed. Tn yankee; way to go! I am so happy for you, I guess you don't need to extend now. How exhilarating. It is 11;48p in the east coast, and am pleased I got to see this before bedtime.
lolly; congrats to your hubby, great news.
Cheriums its never too late to share good things. On with the fight.
TN- What a nice surprise... To see your name here again and to read such wonderful words. I've been away for a while and your
UNDETECTABLE is the first thing I read. That was exactly what I needed today. Congratulations
Lolly <600 from 16 million is undetectable. Congtats to you and your husband.
This dragon doesn't have a chance here as long as we all stick together
Thank you all for the congrats and letting us know what <600 meant. We just couldn't wait till the doctor came back to tell us what it meant. We're lurkers and read the message board every day. And it's nice to know we can come here and get support when necessary. Nik's been having a rough time on tx and this good news makes it sooooo much more bearable.
Wow! From 16 million to undetectable?! It does work!
Congratulations, all you 12 week-ers. Just keep on rolling now.
Lori, the next time Nik has a viral load count, ask for a more sensitive test; he'll be ready at 24 weeks for a Heptimax, which detects down to <5... He's hopefully there now, with the drop he's dont. I'm really proud of all you dragon slayers.
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