|cbc test normal. does that mean my hiv status neg?
Sep 5, 2002
Hey, i was having some symptoms, swollen lymphs and thats really about it, just in the neck and groin. My doctor ordered a CBC test. It came back normal...does this mean these symptoms are not beeing caused by HIV. I've done research, but i'm not sure. Please help. Thank you very much. mike
Response from Dr. Frascino
I wish it were that easy, but unfortunately, it's not. A CBC test is a complete blood count. While it's good news that your CBC is normal, this, however, does not let you know if you are HIV-infected. To determine if you're HIV-positive or not, you need to get a specific HIV test 3 months after your last possible exposure. You can get the test at anonymous testing sites or through your doctor's office.
TO OUR CARING DOCTOR AND FRIEND :-)
- CBC Results And HIV Status
- Hiv And Cbc Levels In Blood Test
- Does A Cbc Helps Doctors To Know If Someone Is Hiv Positive?
- Can A Cbc Tell If There Is Hiv On A Person Who Has Not Been Tested For Hiv?
- If My Cbc Level Is Normal Is It Possible To Have Hiv?
- What Percentage Of People In The Usa Have Bacterial Vaginosis?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.