Can Cbc Or Urinalysis Detect Hiv

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HIV Health Checklist

...Test at baseline and if you are taking medications that affect the kidneys. Tests for Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Test at baseline and at least once a year, or if you have symptoms. Syphilis blood test Gonorrhea urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests...
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I just donated please give me your candid thoughts. (in college and need it bad)

Hey Doc I just donated today aloth not much (in college) anything helps im sure. History:male, 24 years old, Heterosexualmy expouser was 3 years ago and was an encounter of unprotected vaginal and oral sex with a female of unknown status...... it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...College Student,1. Neuropathy can cause pain in the toes and feet; however, whatever you are experiencing is not related to HIV because you do not have HIV disease.2. No. You are definitively HIV negative.3. Yes, you would test HIV-antibody... Read more »

Need help.

I had a risk in 1999 unprotected with a woman. It was a one-night stand. The next day I had to get them to give me a ride and her daughter kept looking in the rearview mirror at the mother saying just loud enough for me to hear You can get Aids from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...should you do? That's an easy one. You should stop perseverating on a disease that you don't have. Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out eight years from your walk on the wild side are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way.... Read more »

Is my 3.5 month negative home access enough

Dear Dr. Bob, Here is the deal. I want to thank you for all of the effort you put into this website, and to your foundation. What you do for people, especially the "worried wells" is amazing. I've written a few times, but have had no response. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...option to get one is always available to you. The result will undoubtedly be negative.2.You are not infected.3.The symptoms of HIV-1 aren't really different from those of HIV-2. I do not believe you need HIV-2 testing, but once again the option... Read more »

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 test for the virus. (See below.)Dr. BobCBC and HIVAug 5, 2007 Read more »
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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 »
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...care provider should monitor your kidney function, even if you have no symptoms. The most common test of kidney function is a urine test. A simple "dipstick" is used. This test checks levels of protein, sugar, ketones, blood, nitrites, and red... Read more »
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