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Hiv And High Wbc

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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 developed pressure...
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, Read more »

positive ANA

would it be common for someone with hiv to have a positive ANA test (antinuclear antibodies) and... Read more »

white blood cells please please help

I recently got discharged from hospital, due to another injury my blood test came back with some... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...normal range they use. Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood is made up of different types of cells including red blood cells,white blood cells, and platelets. The complete blood count (CBC) is a test thatmeasures the amount of these cells in a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...(CBC) The most common laboratory test is the complete blood count (CBC). It examines the components of blood, including red and white blood cells and platelets. Most test results are reported as amounts in a sample of blood (for example, cells... Read more »
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Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

...cell. These are less important but help to detect various anemias and leukemias. White Blood Cells: Infection Fighters White Blood Cell (WBC) Count WBCs, or leukocytes , help prevent and fight infections. A normal count ranges from... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Normal Laboratory Values

...units/liter W 0.15-0.42 µkat/liter M 0.17-0.67 µkat/liter x 0.01667 Basophils 0-3% of lymphocytes 0.0-0.3 fraction of white blood cells x 0.01 Bilirubin - Direct 0.0-0.4 mg/dl 0-7 µmol/liter x 17.1 Bilirubin - Total 0.0-1.0... Read more »
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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 Read more »

White Blood Count Question

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...count is elevated would that correspond to a recent HIV exposure? I was not sure if an HIV exposure would cause a decreae in white blood cells or an increase. I realize that neither result would in any way indicate HIV directly, I just was... Read more »

wbc from D.J.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...cbc and on another that wbc is high in acute hiv whats true ?? Both. There's a big difference between saying that a white blood cell count might be high during acute HIV infection and saying that you can rule out HIV infection if it... Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...freaked out. I went to my doctor to get my blood work results and he told me that all the tests were normal except that my white blood cell count was slightly elevated. I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months, including having... Read more »