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If I Have Ars Will I Have White Bumps

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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 (CBC). It examines the components of blood, including red and white blood cells and platelets. Most test results
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truvada an reyataz

they are chgin me again to this combo....plz tell me wat u think?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...tolerated in studies of treatment naive and experienced people. Some side effects may be GI upset and yellowed color of the white part of the eye (scleral icteris). This is due to an increase in bilirubin and is usually harmless. Best to take... Read more »

persistent sore thraot lasting for 3 weeks, elevated white blood cell, and invisible blood in urine (white and red cell)

i had unprotected sex with one girl before 7 weeks and 4 days, and after 4 weeks u start feeling fatigue and sore throat no more sgins and sometimes abdominal pain ... i went to the clinic and make CBC and the result was normal except for the WBC...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The 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 »

hair color and HIV antibody test result.

Dear Dr. Conway, I have a very itchy scalp, for which I use OLUX foam. Some times because of the scratching, my scalp breaks and some times even bleeds on my pillow. It is very uncomfortable. On top of it I used the hair color because i have white...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
For the HIV antibody test to be falsely negative, you would need to be taking a potent, systemic immunosuppressant for a good length of time. What you are doing would not affect the test result and you can rely on it to be valid. If the test is... Read more »

ARS with normal white blood cell counts?

Dear Doctor,It is so widespread that HIV is associated with low white blood cells and low lymphocyte counts. Is is possible to present with high total white blood count and normal lymphocytes during ARS? If so, is this a normal occurence or is it...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I have never seen or read of such a case, and it would make little sense given what we know about how HIV infection occurs. Read more »
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Molluscum

...Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are less than half an inch in diameter. They have a hard white core. Some lesions have a small dent or dimple in the center. The lesions are the same color as normal skin,... Read more »
The Well Project

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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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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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...one of the most visible signs of AIDS, because it usually shows up as spots on the skin (lesions) that look red or purple on white skin, and bluish, brownish or black on dark skin. Lesions often occur on the face, arms and legs. KS on the skin is... Read more »
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ARS or something different?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...definitive window and would like to share my symptoms with you all and see if anyone thinks this is ARS. I am a 27yr old straight white male, with no past experience of drug use or receptive sex. On FEB 20, 2009 I had brief unprotected... Read more »

ARS with unilateral symptoms? or stress and worry?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...definitive window and would like to share my symptoms with you all and see if anyone thinks this is ARS. I am a 27yr old straight white male, with no past experience of drug use or receptive sex. On FEB 20, 2009 I had brief unprotected vaginal... Read more »

White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »

white bumps on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...now i have these little white things all around the back of my tongue!!!man i'm scared !!! thursday will be around the 25 day mark should i wait and go in Read more »