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Can You Detect Hiv In A Hemoglobin Test

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HIV/HCV Infection Hemoglobin

I had an incident with blood with a risky intravenous injection drug user. I've had a 11 month tests done HIV and HCV both negative. When i did my CBC it says i have low iron and doctor suggest the possibility of anemia. I have just below the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I have complete faith in your results. I would not pursue any more testing. Read more »

Would HIV alone cause anemia?

I was Diagnosed in Oct 2004: CD4 872, VL 27,900. RBC 4.98. Jan 18, 2005: CD4 1446, VL >100,000 Log 5, RBC 4.33. Apr 9, I went to the ER to have glass removed from my foot. They said Diagnosed me with Hypoxia, and admitted me to the hospital. ran CT...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...asthma or some other type of obstructive pulmonary disease. This could result in hypoxia.To directly answer your question could HIV alone cause anemia? yes, it could. You can read about that in the archives, however, I tend to doubt that is the... Read more »

hiv-2 detectability (HIV-2) (HIV-2 TESTING)

I recently entered into a short term relationship with someone who is poz. Both gay males, he lives in asia and i live in the US. 100% use of condoms for anal sex. After the relationship ended I have gone for HIV rapid tests at the 7 week point...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV-2 is not prevalent in Asia. If you are concerned, why not just ask your ex if he has HIV-1 or HIV-2? Yes, HIV-2 screening tests Read more »

anemia

Sorry to bother you again doctor Bob, but i have just read article about anemia and i am sure i have anemia, because all symptomes i have that are listed there and it was written in the article that anemia with HIV infected emans thst HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms are not a diagnosis of those diseases! You need an HIV test to determine if you are HIV positive. Similarly you'll need a hemoglobin test to determine if you are anemic. Women with less than 12 g/dL of hemoglobin (less than 14 g/dL for... Read more »
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can an HIV-1 test detect HIV-2?

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...I had several ELISA HIV 1 tests all negative (thank God). But now I'm wondering about HIV 2. Can the HIV 1 test detect HIV 2? Thanks Read more »