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Can Chlamydia Cause White Cell In Urine

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HIV Health Checklist

...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 look for hepatitis antibodies and antigens for hepatitis A, B, and C. Positive results can lead to further tests, treatment, or...
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Decreasing white cell count

I have been hiv+ for 5 years and on Sustiva and Truvada for 17 months. All my lab results are good except my white cell count which has been steadily decreasing throughout the 5 year period. My doctor says the decline post HAART is probably due to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.It's not clear exactly what is the cause of your declining WBC count. While it's reasonable to try substituting one drug for another, I probably wouldn't substitute abacavir for FTC. This would Read more »

White cell count decrease

Dear Doctor,I am positive for 1,5 years and I am not on medication. I had my first lab results one year ago and at that time my WBC was 6.37. After exactly 1 year of the first results, I got my new lab results now and WBC decreased to 5.35 whilst...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Although you don't indicate what your CD4 count, percent and HIV viral load are, or changed to, it is unlikely the aldara cream caused the very mild decrease in WBC. Read more »

COMBIVIR AND WHITE CELL COUNTS

AS OF MAY 23,2008 I WAS TOLD THAT MY VIRAL LOAD IS UNDETECTABLE AND MY DD4 COUNT IS OVER 200. MY QUESTION IS DOES THE AZT IN COMBIVIR CAUSES LOW WHITE CELL BLOOD COUNTS AND IF SO WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT. MY HEMATOLOGIST WANTS TO DO ANOTHER BONE...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The AZT in Combivir often can have a modest effect on bone marrow function with a usually modest effect on WBC counts that is generally of no clinical significance but bears monitoring and looking for other contributing factors if the problem Read more »

Chlamydia testing (including urine tests)

I recently had a Chlaymidia urine test (PCR-DNA) performed approximately one week after the possible exposure. The test came back negative. I have a couple questions regarding my test:1. Is the PCR-DNA test a fairly accurate test?2. Was my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. When we are doing tests for chlamydia, there are different types of tests available (cell culture, Direct Fluorescent Antibody, EIA, Nucleic Acid Probe, LCR, PCR, Read more »
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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...cause health problems. White Blood Cell Tests White blood cells (also called leukocytes) help fight infections in the body. White Blood Cell Count (WBC) is the total number of white blood cells. A high WBC usually means that the body is... Read more »
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Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...United States, and successful treatment of gonorrhea is becoming more difficult. Because many people with gonorrhea also have chlamydia , another STD, antibiotics for both infections are usually given together. Persons with gonorrhea should be... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your... Read more »
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Question on White cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...blood test From the time of exposure and the time i went to the doc it was 6 1/2 weeks later. I still could not swallow. The white cell count came back normal. If I was infected how would this effect my white cell count? I heard it would be low... Read more »

White cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or aches, but no cold). Today some test results came back: no hep, no mono and normal blood workup. I assume this includes white cell count. My question: if these symptoms were ARS would I not have elevated white cells. I thought the lymph... Read more »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis Read more »

CHLAMYDIA

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Would chlamydia be positive on a test 3 weeks after possible exposure? What is the window period, it has been 4 months since my exposure and Read more »