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Cbc Counts And Hep C

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CBC Test and Hep C

Dear Dr,Could a Complete Blood Count test with abnormal WBC or RBClevels indicate Hep C or any other serious viral infection?Thanks.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This is a very general question that is difficult to answer. I would say that yes a virus could do this but so can many other things, including medications. You should speak to your physician about your symptoms, medical history, exposures, etc. The... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »
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Posted by confused66, 1 Reply
...I am 42 male and had a possible exposure (unprotected vaginal sex, uknown status of partner) to HIV 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 Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

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Posted by coby, 9 Replies
...was negative, my Westergreen was normal, my cd4 is 1180 and my HSF was in the normal range. He does want to see my two other CBC's from before that I have to fax to him Monday, he has a concern because my white blood calls are very high, which... Read more »