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CBC Results Normal after one year of possible HIV exposition?

I am a male of 16 years and I had a possible exposition of HIV, one year ago. Recently, I had a CBC made for the college. And the results were pretty normal: WBC 7.1, RBC 5.55, HTC 47.9, PLT 229, LYMPH% 43%. My question is: With this results, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,CBC (complete blood count) tests cannot be used to diagnose HIV disease. The only way to diagnose HIV disease is to get a specific 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 »

Hiv denialists. CBC

I have studied very carefully the claims of hiv denialists and their opponents. It is clear to me... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Tests for Transgender Persons on Hormone Therapy Baseline Tests Follow-Up Tests Performed Complete blood count (CBC) Intermittently Liver panel (hepatic aminotransferase levels) At 3, 6, and 12 months, then annually if using oral... Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...not plan to start HIV treatment for a while. Other tests to check your overall health: These include complete blood count (CBC), chemistry screen, lipid profile, and glucose. Your health care provider should talk with you about how often... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...distal symmetricpolyneuropathy (DSPN). This is what most HIV+ people are talking about whenthey say they have neuropathy. Most doctors know it as a sock and glove nerveproblem, because the areas most affected are where you wear your socks... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and 5th week I got CBC done. High Lymph >50%, low neuts Read more »

Lymph nodes - Benders, Blixer, Anyone please help

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...expsure would have been 15 years ago; wouldn't i have had something else come up by now? i get my blood drawn a lot and have CBCs and the WBC count has always been good - never out of balance. But i have about 3 lymph nodes that I can feel. I... Read more »

PLEASE HELP

Posted by worrywart22, 2 Replies
...i do deal with. But i have a boyfriend for a year now and just recently he got sick with a severe sore throat he went to the doctors they said he had a viral infection and set him home.. He went back after 5 days and they said he had pus in his... Read more »