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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...diarrhea, fatigue, vomiting, sleep problems, abnormal dreams, headache, dizziness, impaired concentration, and changes in certain blood tests. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. Drug and Food... Read more »
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FDA Approves New HIV Blood Test That Screens Blood, Tissue Donations For Less Common Strains

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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...physical exam to check for anenlarged liver and may order a CT scan or ultrasound of your liver. You willprobably also have some blood tests done including: Liver function tests Electrolyte level Blood pH level Lactate level ... Read more »
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