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Does A Cbc Helps Doctors To Know If Someone Is Hiv Positive

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Frustarion of feeling unhealthy and not knowing what my CBC really means!

Dear Doctor, I am a 38 year old male, living in Germany diagnosed with Hiv in late 2009(cd4 208)! I am on Atripla however over the course of my treatment I have been unable to gain weigh and Normally always very weak, soar, and recently beginning to...
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
Well your leuckocyte (total white blood cell, WBC) count and neutrophil count are slightly low. But that is not likely to account for your symptoms. Other than your CD4 count/percent, your blood counts are fine. I am not sure what the Thro level is.... Read more »

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... Read more »

CBC and HIV

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

Posted by Jennm, 5 Replies
Hello,i just have a question about the CBC blood work. Somebody brought up to me that when they tested positive their complete blood work panel was thrown off, which prompted an HIV test. I am wondering if anybody else has gotten back irregular... Read more »

Time between infection and the CBC to show low WBC and Lymphocytes numbers

Posted by CharlieTrotter, 1 Reply
Hi

I'm an individual that has frequented commercial sex workers over the past couple of years (in between girlfriends). Each and every time I have used a condom. The best of my knowledge, none of the condoms have ever broken.

In July I had a CBC,... Read more »

need to know if anyone knows any doctors in NY?

Posted by allie
I just tested positive and I am frightened- I do not know any doctors in NY where I live. I have an appointment with one that a friend of mine's brother uses who is HIV + also. His name is Robert Gayle.....does anyone know him or have any other... Read more »

HIV and CBC - to Jackie_Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all, especially Jackie_Blue since you are so helpful and knowing.

If 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... Read more »