What is "viral load"?

What is an HIV viral load report?

What can I do to decrease my viral load?

What does the viral load tell me?
What is the difference between CD4 count and viral load?
Why does HIV affect CD4 cells?
How do I know when I am ready to take meds?

What is "viral load"?

Viral load means the amount of the HIV that is in your body. If your viral load is low, this gives your immune system a chance to repair itself.

If you are HIV positive, you have the HIV virus in your blood.

 
 
 
 
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