How Can Hiv Affect The Red Blood Cell
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North Shore University HospitalThe symptoms you describe are not typical for acute HIV infection other than the sore throat which can be seen. It is possible that you have contracted an STD such as herpes which can give you urinary symptoms and would not respond to antibiotics.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,With a hemoglobin of 7.8, you are certainly anemic. The fact you were also on neupogen would indicate that your white blood cells were also low (neutropenia). The real question here is what's causing your anemia/neutropenia. Once the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi J,There are many potential possibilities here and it is difficult to comment without seeing the rest of your laboratory results. Could it be the medications? Yes, it's possible. Norvir in particular can cause problems with triglycerides (and... Read more »
Chelsea and Westminster Hospitalit should make no difference. There are many things reported to modestly influence CD4 and VL tests but fed and fasted states are not one that is considered important. Vigourous excercise, smoking, infections and vaccinations are the most well known... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI donated blood about 3.5 weeks ago NOT TO GET AN HIV TEST. I answered truthfully and for heterosexual men I guess they don't care much because I was able to answer 100% truthfully. So don't get upset at me please!
But my question was that I had... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousDoes 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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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesCould 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyif 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 »
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