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My Wbc Is Normal Could I Have Hiv

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Normal WBC count in AIDS

I have a sister who has been HIV pos for about 15yrs now. She has never done cd4 count neither has she taken any antiretroviral drug but she has been to the hospital on several occasions in crisis and lab results have always indicated a total wbc of...
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
That can certainly be the case. Although HIV affects the CD4 lymphocyte count, the CD8 count will increase in reaction to HIV infection and the rest of the white blood cell types can remain in the normal range. So despite the loss of CD4 cells, the... Read more »

wbc count three weeks was normal 4.7

is it possible to have digressed to full blown aids in three weeks.......i got sick last week... Read more »

normal wbc

I just found out that I am HIV positive. I haven't had labs to determine CD4 or VL. All I... Read more »
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VL vs. WBC

Posted by NicoleRose, 1 Reply
When comparing HIV to other conditions, I am curious how VL differs from WBC. I came across a deceased family member's paperwork. He had HIV, but we believe he ultimately died from cancer. There were many slips from clinics listing off numbers... Read more »

Low WBC Count - So Scared, please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
On 3/16 I tested negative for the HIV virus. This was approximately 8 weeks after having unprotected sex and there were other partners prior to that. However, two weeks later on April 4, I had some blood work done because I wasn't feeling well. I... Read more »

WBC & stress???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know I am stressing myself out but I had a CBC done and my white blood count was low normal. Could stress cause it to be low? Any other factors? I have tested negative with Home Access way past window period but am nervous that they may have... Read more »

Low WBC from a Complete Blood Count...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a Complete Blood Count done for a 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... Read more »