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Cbc And Hiv Diagnosis

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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
...request a CBC. With a CBC they check for various blood counts, therefore if these blood counts appear somewhat abnormal before an HIV test is done would that not trigger the Doctor to do further checking therefore making the patient aware of... Read more »

CBC and HIV

If a CBC cant rule out nor suggest possible HIV why is it that when you are hiv positive they... Read more »

T-Cell Count During Routine HIV Testing?

Thank you all for your ongoing help & support.I underwent regular HIV testing for 10+ years prior... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...the percentage of RBCs in the blood. HGB and HCT are measured as part of a routine blood test called a complete blood count (CBC). A CBC should be done as part of your regular health exams. HGB levels for women should be about 12 grams per... Read more »
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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the Read more »
The Well Project

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

... 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 Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...it. Get a baseline test. Then test again if your treatment is not keeping your viral load below 1,000. Complete Blood Count (CBC, see fact sheet 121 ): This test measures red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets (cells that help clot... Read more »
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confused and scared

Posted by confused66, 1 Reply
...and/or Hep C over a year ago (14 months). I had a complete STD (including HIV) screening at nine week mark, all negative. I had a HIV test at 13 week mark also negative. I had a HIV and Hep C test at 13 month mark and still all negative. Also CBC... Read more »

reasons doctors test

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...I was just wondering what some of the reasons doctors decide to test for hiv you know besides oral thrush like blood values (low or hight cbc hemoglobin, vitamin, testosterone deficiencies ) any input would Read more »

CBC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If someone was expierencing what they thought to be early symptoms of HIV, would a CBC show anything abnormal? And even after ARS say within the first year without meds, would a CBC show anything abnormal? Thanks. Read more »

CBC and Sed Rate

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, All, I am awaiting results from hiv test-- it will take two weeks from today. In the meantime, I will worry, of course. But I want to ask-- At 8 weeks after possible Read more »