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Can A Cbc Show Signs To A Doctor Of Hiv Or Aids

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HIV and CBC--please answer ASAP

i know that a CBC cannot diagnose HIV, but i was wondering if it would give a sign for a doctor to do further testing. i have only been with 2 people in my life and my boyfriend now is negative. the first partner i had, we had protected sex almost...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A CBC would probably not alert the doctor about anything related to HIV 10 months after an infection. The best thing you can do is get an antibody test.What are you doing about your "severe obsessive-compulsive disorder"? RMK... Read more »

CBC Results - KH

Hi Doctor, I recently had a CBC done after 8 weeks of possible hiv exposure. It was indicated that... Read more »

CBC and HIV

If a CBC cant rule out nor suggest possible HIV why is it that when you are hiv positive they... Read more »
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ARS/HIV and CBC - ?????

Posted by Anonymous
I know that HIV test is needed to tell whether someone is really infected. However, my question is this. If somebody has what he thinks are symptoms of HIV due to a 2.5 month old exposure, would this have any bearing on his CBC (complete blood... 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? Thanks.

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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

CBC: Complete Blood Count

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 1 Reply
Hey everyone,

I am venting.

I just received my blood test today. I tested for my CBC (Complete Blood Count). I will get my results from my doctor tomorrow. I am scared because I hope my White blood cells are within normal range which I doubt because... Read more »