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Hiv Red Blood Cell

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AIDS/HIV and red blood cell problems

One of my dearest friends is a man who, because of his sexual behavior, is at great risk for AIDS. He recently has been treated by a hematologist for a red blood cell problem--his counts are way too high. The treatment (in addition to many tests)...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...The condition you are describing is known as polycythemia or erythrocytosis, which is characterized by enhanced stimulation of red blood cell production (the opposite of anemia). Polycythemia can be caused by many factors including low... Read more »

red , white blood cell count on hiv neg. or pos.

I have been worried if I was infected with hiv years ago. I recently had blood work done and my red... Read more »

low red blood cell count

I recently had an hiv test done 7 months after exposure and they also did a complete blood test. My... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...report for the 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the complete blood count Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

... Introduction Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cells: The Oxygen Carriers White Blood Cells: Infection Fighters Platelet Count Chemistry Screen (CHEM-25 OR SMA-25) Lymphocyte Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Fatigue May Be Sign of Anemia

...As many as 80 percent of people with HIV disease may experience anemia, or an abnormally low level of red blood cells. Red blood cells, also called erythrocytes, are made in the bone marrow. These cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissues. Read more »
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Can't breath...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...girl from this summer who had an HIV test and from whom I received unprotected oral had a doc appt for results today for HIV, red blood cell count, white blood cells, platlets, etc... to see why she is so tired... It was at 5pm and it's now... Read more »

Window period!

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...the clear. That if i was infeced w. the virus all the test will have different results , specially the white blood cell and red blood cells. She just discoverd that i've a lot of crystas in my urin and that i have a waring sign w. diabitis b/c... Read more »

Getting a little more worrisome now...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...who gave me unprotected oral sex and whom I had deep kissing with for a long... long session. Her results came back today for HIV test, cancer, iron, red/white blood cells, etc, etc to see why she has been feeling under the weather lately. The... Read more »

want to have a baby, but worried

Posted by kolo, 1 Reply
...months after birth to normal levels (Witt 2007). In the second human study researchers looked at a gene involved in building red blood cell walls - glycophorin A (GPA) - in the blood of children born to women who had been taking both zidovudine... Read more »