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Can You Get Mono And Hiv In One Blood Test

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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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How can one tell the difference between mono and hiv? (Besides a blood test) Are there any symptoms that are unique to one that would not be found in another? I have had only one high risk exposure in my life, that was 2 1/2 years ago and I have...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Unfortunately, at times, it can be very difficult to tell the difference between acute mononucleosis and acute HIV infection. The best way to confirm the diagnosis is through medical testing. While I can understand your reluctance to get tested,... Read more »

Could mono and HIV be linked?

Hi, I am a 21 year old male and during the month of Jan I became terribly ill. Maybe about the 3rd week in Jan and it lasted for about 3 weeks. I had terrible stomach pains, fevers, felt weak, vomited like maybe twice, loss of apetite, and a lil bit...
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
You need to wait for the western blot confirmatory test.... Read more »

HIV and mono

My friends forced me to visit a strip club with them during my visit to Dallas. They knew that i wasnt into such stuff, they paid the stripper and she grabbed me and starting kissing me, i lost control for a while, she was completely over me, we...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrom what you have described you are not at risk for HIV transmission. You did nothing to exchange body fluid that contains HIV particles, blood, semen or vaginal fluid. Since your doctor diagnosed you with mono I would chalk up your symptoms to... Read more »

stress? yeast infection? mono? bacterial infection?

I am 21year old male healthy!!so heres my story on december 2 2011 i had only oral sex she went down on me unprotected with a stripper worker i was too stupid to do that alcohol made me not think and it was only like 5minutes on and off . I had no...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrom what you have described you have been tested for HIV and it came back negative. I would continue follow up with your health care provider, the symptoms you describe could be from high blood pressure or the other items you mentioned. Stress... Read more »
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mono and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am worried I might have contracted hiv through kissing. I kissed a couple girls I met in bars. Since then I was diagnosed with mono, and have also look to have what appears to be genital herpes now. I also had other symptoms during my mono of... Read more »

mono symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Within the 6th week, I developed mono symptoms with a lot of mucous in the my sinusis.The first day I had joint pain but It did go on the second day. My fever ranged between 100.5 and 99.8 for 5 days. I had good appetite except for the first day. On... Read more »

GET tested for MONO

Posted by JesusSaves
If you test and test, and test and still have HIV symptoms(same symptoms as alot of viruses) get tested for MOMO/Epstien Bar Virus before you pannic. I was in your shoes, and told the doctor everyhing. But the dumb Jerk told me I was crazy, and sent... Read more »

does any one know where to send blood

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 6 Replies
I need to know if anyone knows where to get tested for type O and N
or any other weird strains of HIV I have many symptoms but continue to test negative even though I have stuff like persistent oral thrush, OHL Epstein bar low testosterone vitamin ... Read more »