Can I Have Hiv With A Normal Cbc

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Recently diagnosed HIV+, CBC normal, waiting for CD4

I started feeling sick about 2-3 weeks ago with what I thought was a bad sinus infection. My fever (99.5 - 102) wouldn't go away after a few days, so I had my CBC done. At the time I did the test, I had been taking Amoxicillin 875mg twice a day for...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

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Stanford University, School of Medicine
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...haven't so much as had the sniffles, no fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss, or diarrhea. He sent me to have bloodwork CBC and CMP and informed me that my bloodwork was fine and suggested that since my nodes have persisted that I see a... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does early hiv infection have any effect on a CBC? Mine was normal which I thought was good but was not sure if that meant anything. Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...1week & 12 week (86days)serology elisa hiv-1, cbc 30 days all normal, is concluse? Read more »

Could this be HIV symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a bad cough. I went to the ER, they did a number of tests but no HIV test. I know they did a CBC, and everything came back normal, but does that count? I know you can't diagnose HIV with a CBC, but wouldn't that suggest that something else... Read more »
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