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Low Neutrophils Count And Hiv

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Child's first detectable result and low neutrophil count

Hello! My daughter has lived with me from the age of 3 1/2 until now at age 8. She has always been undectable. Yesterday we went for her three month and they told us her numbers from her last visit, three months prior, were 260 viral load. She...
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
...You don't specifically say whether she is on HIV meds. Assuming that she is, and is taking the meds regularly as prescribed, then I am not concerned. This is likely just a blip, Read more »

Medication needed?

Hi Dr. Holodniy,I just received my lab results today with a viral load of 70,000 and CD count of... Read more »

what do test mean & prognosis

Absolute CD 3 288; Absolute CD 4 Helper 4; Neutrophils (Absolute) 0.4; Lymphs (Absolute) 0.4; HIV-1... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...leukopenia, means that your body is less able to fight off infections. The Differential counts five types of white blood cells: neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils and basophils. These are reported as a percentage of the WBC. The... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...differentialtells you the amount of each type of white blood cell as a percentage of thetotal WBC count: Neutrophils These cells fight infections. A normal neutrophil percentage isabout 50-70... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist

...few months ago (Truvada and Isentress), my total white blood cell count went from 6.4A (last September) to 2.8A now, and my neutrophil absolute count went from 3.81A to 1.09A in the same period. Is a decrease in white cells and neutrophils most... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2

...it can make some immune disorders get worse, including arthritis, psoriasis, and diabetes. It can also reduce the number of neutrophils, a type of infection-fighting cell, and can cause low levels of thyroid. When IL-2 is given by subcutaneous... Read more »
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Strange circumstances

Posted by Impossible, 1 Reply
...before 4 months) weeks post exposure. I had elevated whiteblood cell counts at 2,9, and 10 weeks post exposure specifically neutrophils(these are elevated early on during viral infections. My WBC count was fine at 13 weeks post exposure, I had... Read more »

Low WBC from a Complete Blood Count...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...regular physical exam. The results freaked me out, I have a low White Blood Count of 3.8 out of the lab norm of 4.5-11.0. My Neutrophils percentage was 39.3% with the lab norm of 50-70%. My lymphocyte percentage was 50% with the lab norm of... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV to AIDS?

Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV. I am 19- I had my first lab and my CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been Read more »