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Does Hiv Show Up In A Cbc

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HIV and CBC--please answer ASAP

i know that a CBC cannot diagnose HIV, but i was wondering if it would give a sign for a doctor to do further testing. i have only been with 2 people in my life and my boyfriend now is negative. the first partner i had, we had protected sex almost...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A CBC would probably not alert the doctor about anything related to HIV 10 months after an infection. The best thing you can do is get an antibody test.What are you doing about your "severe obsessive-compulsive disorder"? RMK... Read more »

HIV & CBC

Sir, Is there any correlation between HIV infection and complete blood count? If a person has HIV... Read more »

Hints of HIV in a CBC

I have been homosexually active (safer sex) for about 15 years but have never been tested for HIV.... Read more »
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ARS/HIV and CBC - ?????

Posted by Anonymous
I know that HIV test is needed to tell whether someone is really infected. However, my question is this. If somebody has what he thinks are symptoms of HIV due to a 2.5 month old exposure, would this have any bearing on his CBC (complete blood... 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 »

CBC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If someone was expierencing what they thought to be early symptoms of HIV, would a CBC show anything abnormal? And even after ARS say within the first year without meds, would a CBC show anything abnormal? Thanks.

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CBC indications?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know that you cannot confirm or rule out HIV infection by a CBC alone. But would something on a CBC during seroconversion give you a hint of possible seroconversion? If so, what would that indicator be? Thanks for your help.

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