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Hiv And Cbc Relationship

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Platelets count affected by HIV ?

Dr., every year for the past nine years ( without any meds ever taken, to date ) my CD4s have always been b/w 500-600 with %s between 38-41% and with CD4/CD8 ratio b/w 1.6 and 1.8. , consistently. In addition CBC results have been within the...
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
...Low platelet counts can be associated with HIV infection, particularly in people with advanced HIV infection or in those not on HIV treatment. Your count is still in the normal Read more »

HIV in bone marrow and Follow up from you are an AMAZING guy but are you ever going to answer my question

Ok I have some more questions and below I have posted my question that was answered byb youy on Feb... Read more »

CD4 Count in relationship to CD4 %

Hello Doctor,Please help me. I have written twice befor but have not gotten a reply. I find that I... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...cells are smaller than normal. This is usually caused by an iron deficiency or chronic disease. A high MCV can be caused by HIV medications. This is not dangerous. However, a high MCV can indicate megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Relationship between AIDS and HIV

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

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Connect With Others

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »

A full 6 months?

Posted by worried22yo, 1 Reply
...Hi guys. Went to the dr. yesterday and he did not want to do a CBC. Yet I am still getting what they have told me is petechiae and am tired all the time. I have all these unaccounted for symptoms, Read more »

Did I wait too long to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies her. If I was infected 5 1/2 years ago, have I waited to long to test for antibodies. I have heard that some people with AIDS may not be able to produce antibodies anymore. I have some symptoms, I am more tired then usually, have lost... Read more »

Is HIV re-infection possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or anyone you know is interesting in participating or you just want some more information, feel free to give me a call. Is HIV re-infection real? Can drug-resistant HIV be transmitted to someone already HIV positive? With your help the... Read more »