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can i be hiv positive and still have a high white blood count?

I am a straight recovering sex addictwho has had fiascos with prostitutes and one night stands (99% protected). Last month i came down with a terrible 'virus' that included coughing, mucus, nausea, diareahha, puking, and weight loss. This...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,To answer your initial hypothetical question: "Can I be HIV positive and still have a high white blood cell count?" Yes, it's possible. As for your HIV risk, if 99% of your "fiascos" were protected, you still have 1%... 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 »

high white blood cell count, no HIV?

i recently went to the ER with lower back pains and abdominal pains and my period was 2 1/2 months... Read more »
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White Blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone know if early HIV infection has any impact on WBC numbers? DO they do up unpon infection or do they down down?????

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WHITE BLOOD CELLS COUNT

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if u are infected with hiv does this show up in wbc counts? and does a normal blood test ever suggest a hiv test should be taken>? Read more »

hsv2 and low white blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Could having hsv2 delay hiv antibody results(keep coming up negative but positve)? And could a low white blood cell count 3.9 normal is 3.8- 10.5 be a sign of possible aids or hiv becoming aids even though negative on antibody test and negative on... Read more »

white blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could low white blood cell count (3.9) normal is 3.8- 10.5 but constantly negative on hiv antibody and pcr test past 1 yr be a sign of anything hiv related or aids? Please answer. Thank you.

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