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MGUS, anemia, high wbc, HIV?

I'm a 30 year old female. I've been exhausted for about 5 years now. Last June I fainted, went to the hospital, they showed a high wbc, and blood in my urine. They attributed my wbc to a probable sinus infection. In November I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A decision to get HIV tested needs to be based on more information than symptoms. A person could have symptoms that look a lot like HIV infection, but have no risk for infection based on their history. In that case, you would want to rule out... Read more »

high wbc and high absolute lymphocytes

DR bob hi, i am a male from greece my name is babis i've written to you some days ago in order... Read more »

High WBC but negative Elisa

Dear doctor. 3.5 months (15 weeks) after a possible exposure, I took an Elisa test and it came back... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

High Rate of New Infections With HPV Types Associated With a High Risk of Anal Cancer Among Gay Men Living With HIV

This article was reported by NAM aidsmap . NAM aidsmap reported that the incidence of anal infection with strains of cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) is high among HIV-positive gay men. Researchers in San Francisco conducted a prospective... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachussetts: Study Shows City Ranks High for HIV Infection

HIV infection among young people remains high statewide, according to a recently released study by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Local officials say cuts in state funding for school health programs and community health centers,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Violence Leads to High HIV Infection Rates in Zimbabwe

Sexual violence and cross-generational sex have led to a high HIV infection rate among young women in Zimbabwe, which lacks large-scale programs to address the problem, according to a January-May 2005 study conducted by Population Services... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid HIV Tests Highly Effective in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in India, Study Finds

Rapid HIV tests have been found to be highly effective in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in clinical trials in India, according to a study published online Tuesday in PLoS Medicine , the Times of India reports (Sinha, Times of... Read more »
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wbc from D.J.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

If you would have read my post and my reply you would have read where I said "Both seem to be correct. Could be high or low. I also stated I have seen it myself. Now this is just a snipet from Dr. Gallant one of the leading HIV Dr. in the world.... Read more »

WBC & stress???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know I am stressing myself out but I had a CBC done and my white blood count was low normal. Could stress cause it to be low? Any other factors? I have tested negative with Home Access way past window period but am nervous that they may have... Read more »

VL vs. WBC

Posted by NicoleRose, 1 Reply
When comparing HIV to other conditions, I am curious how VL differs from WBC. I came across a deceased family member's paperwork. He had HIV, but we believe he ultimately died from cancer. There were many slips from clinics listing off numbers... Read more »

Low WBC Count - So Scared, please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
On 3/16 I tested negative for the HIV virus. This was approximately 8 weeks after having unprotected sex and there were other partners prior to that. However, two weeks later on April 4, I had some blood work done because I wasn't feeling well. I... Read more »