Could Hiv Cause A High White Blood Cell Count
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello In Pain,Low white blood cell counts and/or high HIV plasma viral loads would not directly cause joint or muscle pain. There are a wide variety of potential HIV-associated conditions that can have joint and muscle pain associated with them,... Read more »
University of Kansas Medical CenterWell now, you say you have a question, but really you have several questions.Are these HIV symptoms? I assume you mean are the low back and abdominal pains with a late period symptoms of HIV. No. These are more likely symptoms of a genital urinary... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolThere are two separate issues you raise--The more straightforward one is about HIV. I am happy to hear that you were HIV tested since this is the only way to know if you have HIV. Knowledge is power.The other question is about your high white... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Total white blood cell counts CANNOT beused to indicate possible HIV infection. A person can have a white bloodcell count in any range (low, normal or high), and still have HIV. Only atest specific for HIV can... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyif u are infected with hiv does this show up in wbc counts? and does a normal blood test ever suggest a hiv test should be taken>? Read more »
Posted by sunkyst, 2 RepliesOK, I'm totally freaked out. I went to my doctor to get my blood work results and he told me that all the tests were normal except that my white blood cell count was slightly elevated.
I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months,... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousDoes anyone know if early HIV infection has any impact on WBC numbers? DO they do up unpon infection or do they down down?????
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesWhen you get a standard blood workup from the doctor and they say your white blood cell count is elevated would that correspond to a recent HIV exposure? I was not sure if an HIV exposure would cause a decreae in white blood cells or an increase. I... Read more »
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