some unusual CBC,any danger?
Feb 12, 2004
Doctor, I am a female and have been HIV+ for 2 years,my health is basicly fit and not under any treatment till now.Every 4 months I do cd4 and virus load test and CBC test under doctor's advice. The latest tests was done last week, CD4 count was 612, virus loa d was 6500,the two counts were normal, but I am very worried about my CBC,some are very unusual as below and the trend is continuing: average platelet volume:5.9 6.5-11.5(normal range)
platelet distribute width:19.4 10-16(normal range)
lymph cell percent:42 20-40(normal range)
monoploid cell percent:9.1 3-8(normal range)
monoploid cell count:0.9 0.12-0.8normal range)
neutral cell percent:49.4 50-70(normal range)
From above counts,doctor,as you can see these blood cells related immune are below or beyong normal range,as I remember my average platelet volume 4 months before is 6.3, but it is only 5.9 now,and monoploid cell count is climbing,these unusual make me very worried,does this indicate there is some dangers need I and my doctor's special notice?Does HIV infection make average platelet volume go down?Is there any danger for my health because of the unusual CBC? Thanks!
Response from Dr. Young
I wouldn't be overly concerned about your blood work. It's not unusual to see minor variation in blood counts among asymptomatic persons with HIV infection. BY
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