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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 on... Read more »

low white blood count PLEASE ANSWER

Posted by Anonymous
Tested negative after window period but having low white blood count 3.8 and out of range monocytes(1400) out of 7500. Any idea of what I could ask my doctor what the problem is? Can hiv progress to aids without coming up positive on the antibody... Read more »

Low White Blood Cell count

Posted by adlers, 1 Reply
Hi,
I 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... Read more »

Neg at 8.5 wks but low "normal" white blood count

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys,
To cut a long story short: partner recently tested positive. I tested negative on a rapid hospital test where they drew blood and this was at the 8.5 wk mark since my last exposure via unprotected insertive anal intercouse. However, I have... Read more »

white blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could low white blood cell count (3.9) normal is 3.8- 10.5 but constantly negative on hiv antibody and pcr test past 1 yr be a sign of anything hiv related or aids? Please answer. Thank you.

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low white count and enlarged papillae for years!!!!!!! please i need help!!!!

hi doctor frascino i hope you're fine and with good spirits... my question is regards the symptoms that i have for 3 years!!!!! enlarged papillae for 3 years straight after stabbed with a needle in April 04 low white count at 3.9 white count...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Paul,If your negative HIV tests (ELISA and RNA PCR) were taken outside of the window period, you are definitely HIV negative. A negative HIV test trumps "symptoms" each and every time!Regarding your "enlarged papillae," most... Read more »

Low White Blood Cell Count & ELISA, DNA-PCR

What, if any does a low white blood cell count have on antibody production and ELISA testing at 6 months? I have tested negative for both ELISA at 5 3/4 months and negative PCR-DNA at 4 months, but have a low white blood cell count (3.5 k/uL).Does...
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
Your white blood cell count is low, but not that low (normal range about 5-10). That count should have no bearing on your body's ability to generate antibodies. It appears you are not infected.MH... Read more »

low white blood cell count

Dear Dr. Frascino,In February, after routine bloodwork, my doctor noticed a low white blood cell count. A second test a month later was even lower, and she referred me to a hematologist/oncologist. Initially he thought it was poor nutrition ( I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,So where did this doctor of yours get his degree? "The School of Inappropriate Bedside Manners?" Hopefully, s/he knows something about hematology/oncology, because they are demonstrating an incredible lack of knowledge, not to... Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes and low white blood cell count

First, let me say that some of your responses I have read have left me in tears. If ever want to try a second career stand up comedy could be a good fit.My situation I have had 4 patners in the last 3 months all hetro vaginal sex and one hetro anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your internist is not well versed in HIV and hepatitis C? Hmmm . . . then why is he still your internist?Unprotected sex does place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently, screening is warranted. I agree: a negative HIV-antibody test... Read more »
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HIV-Infected Patients Who Have the ApoE4 Allele Are More Vulnerable to the Effects of Low CD4 Counts

My name is Kalpana Kallianpur and I'm from the University of Hawaii, the Clinical AIDS Research Group there. My coauthors on this project are Aaron McMurtray, Victor Valcour, Bruce Shiramizu and Cecilia Shikuma. This work was an offshoot of a larger... Read more »
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Low CD4 Count Increases Risk of Heart Attack in HIV-Positive Individuals

HIV-positive individuals who have reached a CD4 count of 200 or less have a 74% higher chance of suffering a myocardial infarction (MI), the major manifestation of cardiovascular disease (CVD). This finding suggests diagnosis and treatment of HIV... Read more »
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Low CD4 Count Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk With HIV

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HIV Meds, Low Quality of Sleep and Low CD4 Count

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