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Cbc Test And Hiv

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cbc test normal. does that mean my hiv status neg?

Hey, i was having some symptoms, swollen lymphs and thats really about it, just in the neck and groin. My doctor ordered a CBC test. It came back normal...does this mean these symptoms are not beeing caused by HIV. I've done research, but i'm not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test is a complete blood count. While it's good news that your CBC is normal, this, however, does not let you know if you are HIV-infected. To determine if you're HIV-positive or not, you need to get a specific HIV test 3 months after your last... Read more »

CBC test - Warning flag for HIV?

Mr. Sowadsky, Hi. I have a 3-part question: I am curious, would a abnormalCBC test result (red &... Read more »

Recently diagnosed HIV+, CBC normal, waiting for CD4

I started feeling sick about 2-3 weeks ago with what I thought was a bad sinus infection. My fever... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CBC Radio One Examines HIV/AIDS Policy to Soldiers

... CBC Radio One's Dispatches examines the U.N.'s policy towards soldiers and HIV/AIDS -- "a controversial challenge" to the future of military peacekeeping, according to the piece, which documents a visit to the Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...cells are smaller than normal. This is usually caused by an iron deficiency or chronic disease. A high MCV can be caused by HIV medications. This is not dangerous. However, a high MCV can indicate megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
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CBC Question; Symptoms of AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can anyone tell me if a CBC (Complete Blood Count) measures your CD4 (T-Cell Count). IF someone were to have AIDS, what does a CBC tell you (what information does it give out). Also, what is the time frame from contracting HIV then it developing Read more »

ARS/HIV and CBC - ?????

Posted by Anonymous
...I know that HIV test is needed to tell whether someone is really infected. However, my question is this. If somebody has what he thinks are symptoms Read more »

HIV and CBC - to Jackie_Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...somebody who thinks he's still having ARS for nearly 2 months now (started 6 weeks after the exposure), or probably symptoms of HIV/neurological complications (I have like a motor in my stomach producing fine internal tremor, vigorous and chaotic... Read more »

CBC test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(giving) about 3 years ago. I recently had a complete blood count (CBC) test done. Would any indication of being positive for HIV, be evident in the CBC test? Read more »