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Procrit Indication Hiv Hemoglobin Level

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Is my hemoglobin low for procrit?

I have been diagnosed with anemia. Last year my hemoglobin was 9.9 and I started taking iron tablets. Now its 11.1. But I still feel shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, tired. I am a woman of 5'5" and 103lb weight. My doctor thinks I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Procrit is a natural substance identical to a hormone that your body produces called erythropoietin. It works by supplementing your body's natural supply of erythropoietin so you can produce more red blood cells. Erythropoietin (and... Read more »

low hemoglobin but normal iron, B12 levels

Hi Dr. Bob,I am a 39 yr old woman with HIV (I guess technically AIDS). I am undetectable and have... Read more »

Significant Drop in Hemoglobin Levels

Hello--I'm 39 yo male who was diagnoised HIV+ in Jun 99 (VL 7,000/CD4 820). I was put on... Read more »
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Blood Labs showed high hemoglobin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just got my hiv labs back and my CD4 dropped from 974 to 717, my viral increased from <50 now to 274. Whats with that..

Is this a blip and has any one experienced this kind of change. Also my hemoglobin came back high.. I gnerally drink... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

CBC indications?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know that you cannot confirm or rule out HIV infection by a CBC alone. But would something on a CBC during seroconversion give you a hint of possible seroconversion? If so, what would that indicator be? Thanks for your help.

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blood counts can indicate infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
As an old timer of this board having had ALL the ars symptoms and 20 negative HIV tests including PCR&amp;#8217;s DNA bDNA I recently received the results from a blood count that shows my lymphocyte percentage which was 45 right at the top of the... Read more »