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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...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 (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 per milliliter) or as a percentage. Other laboratory tests are discussed in Fact Sheet 122 and Fact...
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Recently diagnosed HIV+, CBC normal, waiting for CD4

I started feeling sick about 2-3 weeks ago with what I thought was a bad sinus infection. My fever (99.5 - 102) wouldn't go away after a few days, so I had my CBC done. At the time I did the test, I had been taking Amoxicillin 875mg twice a day for...
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
Difficult to predict the CD4 count in the middle of an acute illness. Unlikely that a short course of amoxicillin will affect your numbers. Read more »

FOLLOW: WBC COUNT

Dr keith this is a follow question to my previous query WBC COUNT- jan 30 . would like to know my status base on these details.pls help Current Status: AIDS stage CD4/Viral count: no access current ARV meds:7 months on ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your trend with WBC and lymphocyte count is encouraging-I would interpret as a very positive sign particularly coupled with clinical improvement. Read more »

CBC Results Normal after one year of possible HIV exposition?

I am a male of 16 years and I had a possible exposition of HIV, one year ago. Recently, I had a CBC made for the college. And the results were pretty normal: WBC 7.1, RBC 5.55, HTC 47.9, PLT 229, LYMPH% 43%. My question is: With this results, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,CBC (complete blood count) tests cannot be used to diagnose HIV disease. The only way to diagnose HIV disease is to get a specific test for the virus. (See below.)Dr. BobCBC and HIVAug 5, 2007 Read more »

CBC test - Warning flag for HIV?

Mr. Sowadsky, Hi. I have a 3-part question: I am curious, would a abnormalCBC test result (red & white blood cell count, functional platelets, and lymphs) serve as a warning flagfor possible HIV infection? In regards to "symptoms" of HIV...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...for your question. I'll answer your concerns one question ata time:"1) I am curious, would a abnormal CBC test result (red & white blood cellcount, functional platelets, and lymphs) serve as a warning flag for possibleHIV infection?"A CBC... 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 »
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HIV Health Checklist

...keeping your viral load below 1,000. Complete Blood Count (CBC, see fact sheet 121 ): This test measures red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets (cells that help clot your blood if you get a cut. It is the most common blood test.... 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 »
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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 »
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CBC after 12 years

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infected for 10+ years who is not requiring meds and has a been getting CBC results well within the normal ranges (ie: RBC, WBC, etc..)? Please share. Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and 5th week I got CBC done. High Lymph >50%, low neuts Read more »

Lymph nodes - Benders, Blixer, Anyone please help

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...have been 15 years ago; wouldn't i have had something else come up by now? i get my blood drawn a lot and have CBCs and the WBC count has always been good - never out of balance. But i have about 3 lymph nodes that I can feel. I had my doctor... Read more »

cbc

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if your cbc was perfect 4 weeks after possible exposure and then you test negative as well for hiv but feeling all kinds of symptoms you name them i got them does this look good or bad just want an opinion from the experienced Read more »