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Drop in White Blood Cell Count

OK, waiting for a drug trial to start and have not been on any Meds. CD4 is at 240, and VL at 160000. I have been on bactrim and went last week to doc for trial testings. I had to go get a neupogen injection to raise WBCell count. Since my last...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Hello and thanks for your post.Having a low white blood cell count (leukopenia) is not uncommon among persons with HIV, especially among those with lower CD4 counts.There are multiple causes, Read more »

Low white blood cell count

The good news is my new change meds has viral load to undectable and cd4 at 444. Yea!! Hiv plus... Read more »

Low white blood cell count

Does a white blood cell count of 3500 indicate the possibility of hiv infection? Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...Count (WBC) is the total number of white blood cells. A high WBC usually means that the body is fighting an infection. A very low WBC can be caused by problems with the bone marrow. This condition, called cytopenia or leukopenia, means that your... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...Infection might include the brain, heart, kidneys, eyes, liver, genital tract and joints. This form occurs most often in people with low white blood cell counts ( neutropenia ). This type of infection is also called disseminated candidiasis. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...HIV infects more and more cells. This causes the CD4count to go down, usually by about 50 to 100 cells per year, in most HIV+people. As the CD4 count goes down, an HIV+ person becomes more likely todevelop OIs and cancers. Above 500: People... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...count (CBC) is a test thatmeasures the amount of these cells in a sample of your blood. CBCs areespecially important for HIV+ people because some HIV drugs and infections cancause changes in your red or white blood cell counts. Red... Read more »
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Low White Blood Cell count

Posted by adlers, 1 Reply
...recently had a Full Blood Count taken as routine as i have had bad stomach aches etc recently. When they returned they showed a low white blood cell count. The blood was taken about a week after a very drunken incident with a guy. We had sex and... Read more »

hsv2 and low white blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Could having hsv2 delay hiv antibody results(keep coming up negative but positve)? And could a low white blood cell count 3.9 normal is 3.8- 10.5 be a sign of possible aids or hiv becoming aids even though negative on antibody test and negative... Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
...thought two years untreated was pretty good. My only regret starting treatment is the fact that I now have anemia and leukopenia, low white blood cell count. It's not terribly low but just under the low end of the scale for each. But it's been... Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...and he told me that all the tests were normal except that my white blood cell count was slightly elevated. I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months, including having an HIV DNA PCR test at 8 weeks, and the last Elisa test I had... Read more »