If I Have Aids Or Hiv What Would Show Up Abnormal In Blood Tests

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Abnormalities on routine blood tests from HIV?

Dear Doctor,Would someone hiv infected for a little over a year show any abnormalites on common blood test like CBC, Differential, Thyroid, Sed Rate, etc..Thank you very much for your time.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...The most common abnormalities are in the complete blood count, although these are not specific for (unique to) HIV. Whether such changes would show Read more »

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