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CBC Results And HIV Status

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cbc test normal. does that mean my hiv status neg?

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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... Read more »

Dr. Please I need Help!!!!!

Hi and thank you for your time.About 4 years i had unprotected sex with a man. a year later i had a... Read more »

Normal CBC Results Over Ten Year Period?

Hello,I have had CBC with diff labs done three times over the last ten years (one 10 yrs ago, one... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...important tools that help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...cells are smaller than normal. This is usually caused by an iron deficiency or chronic disease. A high MCV can be caused by HIV medications. This is not dangerous. However, a high MCV can indicate megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...well. Fact Sheet 403 has more information on ART. The good news about taking ART is how well it works. There is no cure for AIDS and ART won't get rid of HIV infection, but it can help you live a full, healthy life. ART can also make it very... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

... Defining Transgender HIV Prevalence in the Transgender Population HIV Risk Among Transgenders Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Sex Reassignment Read more »
Connect With Others

CBC after 12 years

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there anyone else out there who has been infected for 10+ years who is not requiring meds and has a been getting CBC results well within the normal ranges (ie: RBC, WBC, etc..)? Please share. Read more »

anyone ever heard???

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
...oraquik advance saliva test past the window period, would someone experience thrush after the 5 month from exposure with normal cbc? Read more »

acute hiv after condom breakage???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...partner didn't notice right away... sex continued for a while before he stopped and replaced the condom... i do not know his hiv status for sure... i didn't think anything of it until 6 days later, i noticed that the lymph nodes under my... Read more »

CBC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If someone was expierencing what they thought to be early symptoms of HIV, would a CBC show anything abnormal? And even after ARS say within the first year without meds, would a CBC show anything abnormal? Read more »