Does Hiv Lower White Blood Cell Count
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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 »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThat HIV regimen is unlikely to affect your WBC count. You don't indicate whether you are taking any other medications, which could also affect WBC count. However, I am not concerned about that drop, as they are both essentially in the normal... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.Having a low white blood cell count (leukopenia) is not uncommon among persons with HIV, especially among those with lower CD4 counts.There are multiple causes, most frequently, HIV itself or medications (such as... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough these HIV meds are not usually associated with decreased blood counts, it is possible that your counts were affected by these meds given the timing of the decrease. I agree with your doctor's plan. Given your history of drug resistant... 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 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, 3 RepliesCould having hsv2 delay hiv antibody results(keep coming up negative but positve)? And could a low white blood cell count 3.9 normal is 3.8- 10.5 be a sign of possible aids or hiv becoming aids even though negative on antibody test and negative on... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCould low white blood cell count (3.9) normal is 3.8- 10.5 but constantly negative on hiv antibody and pcr test past 1 yr be a sign of anything hiv related or aids? Please answer. Thank you.
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