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Diagnosed With Anemia

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just diagnosed

I was diagnosed anaemic in 2005 but suspect i have been for the most part of my life. I am 19 and recently been given an HIV diagnosis on my first ever HIV test. Never had any symptoms before linked to HIV and am not in the high risk group. Is there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...turn are a subset of white blood cells. Consequently, anemia would not account for a low CD4 count.Regarding your recent HIV diagnosis, if you've had no HIV exposure risk, your test could be a false positive. You should have the test (and a... Read more »


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

Anemia and oral surgery

...I was diagnosed with anemia a while back, my doctor just informed me on my las Read more »
The Body PRO

Early Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment of HIV-Related Anemia Important to Survival of the HIV-Positive

... Association of Treatments for Anemia and Survival Among Persons With HIV Infection and Anemia (Poster 1154) Authored by P. Sullivan, S. Buskin Background Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment The good news is that with diagnosis and treatment the affects of anemia can be greatly reduced. Anemia is usually diagnosed by measuring HGB and hematocrit (HCT). HCT is the percentage of RBCs in the blood. HGB and HCT are measured as... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...hemoglobin and hematocrit can indicate anemia. With anemia, the cells do not get enough oxygen to function normally. People with anemia feel tired all the time and might look pale. See Fact Sheet 551 on fatigue and Fact Sheet 552 on anemia. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...infections can cause anemia. Anemia and HIV Serious anemia used to be much more common. Over 80% of people with an AIDS diagnosis had some degree of anemia. People with more advanced HIV disease, or a lower CD4 count, had higher rates of... Read more »
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Posted by elmarto, 1 Reply
...about my constant post but with my simptoms (leucoplasia, dermatitis,rash,etc) it's hard for me to stay calm. last week i was diagnosed sinusitis and very strong anemia...i'm very sad. The doctor who has see me told me that all this is a... Read more »

Is tiredness a symptom - thanks

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...both girls and what happened, it was GOOD. (should be a 'tongue out' icon here but it won't post). At this stage I'm guessing anemia - the amount of blood they take every three months, I got to be short of blood. The clinic that I go to is... Read more »

???? A Question????

Posted by ilovemy2, 8 Replies
Hello everone. I was just wondering how long each of you have been living with this disease? And how has it been? Read more »


Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
...i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated Read more »