Cbc In Hiv Patients

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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
...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 abnormalities with their CBC Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Nope! Complete blood counts are very... Read more »


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

CBC clarification

Hi,Just wondering about the diagnostic value of the CBC.. if it has such little value, why is such... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Find Text Messages to HIV Patients Improve Adherence, Health Outcomes in Kenya Trial

... "Using mobile-phone text messages to remind HIVpatients to take their dose of life-saving medications can give a major boost to drug adherence, according to an innovative trial in Kenya Read more »
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...therapy (ART). Severe anemia has become rare. However, ART has not eliminated anemia. A large study found that about 46% of patients had mild or moderate anemia, even after one year of ART. Several factors are linked to a higher rate of anemia... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...users" and may not see the potential risk of what is, in fact, needle sharing. Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Patients request hormones -- synthetic versions of chemicals that naturally occur in the body and promote sexlinked... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Vaccine Reduced TB Rate Among HIV-Positive People in Tanzania, Study Finds

... An experimental vaccine was found to reduce the rate of tuberculosis infections in patients living with HIV, "the first time a shot has been shown to reduce cases of the most common AIDS-related cause of death in poor Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...for it, but can other test such as CBC lead a doctor to suspect a patient to be HIV+ and suggest an HIV test. How often do patients showing symptoms of HIV get missed by physicans. Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

T-Cell tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anybody know where you can get a T-cell count without going to the doctor? Some places will run a CBC (ehivtest) without a doctor. Will they do T-Cell count as well? Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »
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