Could Low Wbc Mean You Could Have Hiv

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Low white blood cell count

The good news is my new change meds has viral load to undectable and cd4 at 444. Yea!! Hiv plus since 1987. I have a very resistant virus and take Intelence, Truvada, Prezista & Norvir, and Isentress. My wbc is 2.8 which is the lowest reading since...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...about which drugs would get peeled off if that becomes necessary to solve the problem. You are in no immediate danger with that decreased WBC, although your absolute CD4 count could artificially drop a bit. Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes and low white blood cell count

First, let me say that some of your responses I have read have left me in tears. If ever want to... Read more »

low wbc

my brother is hiv positive. He is on hiv medication, in chich there is no detectable hiv in blood... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...Count (WBC) is the total number of white blood cells. A high WBC usually means that the body is fighting an infection. A very low WBC can be caused by problems with the bone marrow. This condition, called cytopenia or leukopenia, means that your... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...various cells in the blood through bone marrow suppression, resulting in anemia (low red blood cell counts) and/or neutropenia (low white blood cell counts), particularly during the first three months of therapy in people with advanced HIV.... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network


...unclear relationship to Isentress include cancer (new and recurrent, though most patients had other risk factors for cancer), low white blood cell count (neutropenia), low platelets, and elevated liver enzyme levels. May cause elevated levels of... Read more »
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