Neutropenia And Hiv

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Lymphocytosis, Neutropenia and HIV

Dear Dr. Holodniy,I have neutropenia (1.56, 27.9%) and lymphocytosis (3.41, 60.9%). Other parts of WBC are normal. RDW is 11.6 and Gamma GT are elevated. I am HIV positive, never been on HAART.I've been tested negative to HCV, toxoplasmosis,...
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
...other HIV-associated infections could be the cause, in which case, HIV treatment is the likely solution. Many things can cause neutropenia and if an exhaustive search turns up nothing you are likely left with HIV infection being the cause. Read more »


I started taking meds in Sept'09 Truvada/Isentress, cd4@456 from 334, VL undetect from 351.My wbc... Read more »

mild neutropenia

I am suffering mild neutropenia and RBC anisocytosis, is due to my recent HIV infection? if not,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...Take Filgrastim? Filgrastim does not treat HIV disease. It is used to treat ashortage of neutrophils. This condition is called neutropenia. Ifyou don't have enough neutrophils, you have a higher risk ofgetting a bacterial infection. With severe... Read more »
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Ask the HIV Specialist

...percentage of CD4s often stays fairly consistent. So I would be curious as to what your percent change was, if there was any. Neutropenia refers to a low level of a particular kind of WBC, the neutrophil. These cells are important because they... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...account for 55% to 70% of WBCs. If you have a very low count, you could get a bacterial infection. This condition is called neutropenia. Advanced HIV disease can cause neutropenia. So can some medications including ganciclovir, a drug used to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Cotrimoxazole

...rashes can be fairly common. TMP/SMX can cause Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a very serious skin rash. TMP/SMX can also cause neutropenia, a low level ofneutrophils. These are white blood cells that fight bacterialinfections. HIV infection can also... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...clues to the possibility of HIV infection, but none are absolutely diagnostic. HIV+ people usually have leukopenia, with both neutropenia and lymphopenia. Often they are anemic, and a small proportion have thrombocytopenia. Unfortunately these... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
... Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Tested Positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...diagnosed with Hiv Positive results, then at my checkup a few days after my release my doctor says that I have Aids C3, with chronic neutropenia. I'am still in shock to say the least but I'am hoping that they will find something that will stop my... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on Other POZ blogz on Read more »
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