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High Wbc Years After Exposure To HIV

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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 to make a donate.in the end of the month i'll donate some of my salary.i started looking in that site after a possible infection from fingering...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Babis,Routine blood tests, such as CBCs, WBCs or absolute lymphocyte counts, cannot be used to suggest or rule out an HIV infection. If you are concerned about HIV, you'll need to get an HIV-antibody test three months or more after your... Read more »

MGUS, anemia, high WBC, should I be tested?

I am a 30 year old female w/severe fatigue lasting over 3 years. At times I have extreme nausea in... Read more »

MGUS, anemia, high wbc, HIV?

I'm a 30 year old female. I've been exhausted for about 5 years now. Last June I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Survey Suggests High Rate of HIV Exposure for Health Care Workers

Hundreds of Canadian health care workers may have contracted HIV on the job, "greatly" exceeding government estimates, according to a University of Western Ontario report presented at the 16th International AIDS Conference. The Public Health Agency... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIH Study Shows HIV-Exposed Children at High Risk of Language Delay

Children exposed to HIV before birth are at risk for language impairments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. Moreover, children exposed to HIV before birth may benefit from routine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PHS Report Summarizes Current Scientific Knowledge on the Use of Post-Exposure Antiretroviral Therapy for Non-Occupational Exposures

In recent years, the Public Health Service (PHS) has recommended the use of antiretroviral drugs to reduce the risk of occupational HIV transmission following workplace exposures (e.g., health care workers exposed through accidental needle-sticks).... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

"In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the design, implementation, and evolution of the program. Patient data were analyzed for reasons,... Read more »
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Should I be worried about HIV-2 (high risk exposure, symptoms)

Posted by HIV2Scared, 1 Reply
Hello everyone!

I am a 20-year-old female who just returned from studying abroad in Cuba. I had unprotected vaginal sex one time with a bisexual man and gave him oral sex. He came in my mouth but did not come inside me during vaginal sex.

6 days... Read more »

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 »

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 »