Symptoms Of High Eosinophil Count

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eosinophilia and effect on testing

Hi,I may have been exposed to a hiv+ patients saliva approximately 10 weeks ago. He was kind of biting back against my thumb although he did not actually clench his teeth into my thumb. I had gloves on, but I forgot to check them before I threw...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with the recommendation that PEP would not be warranted for this type of potential exposure. Eosinophilia (commonly seen in folks with allergic disorders) does not cause immunosuppression. (In fact "allergies" are the result of an Read more »


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HIV and eosinophils

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The Well Project

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

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AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...are normally 1% to 4% of WBCs. They are involved with allergies and reactions to parasites. Sometimes, HIV disease can cause a high eosinophil count. A high count, especially if you have diarrhea, gas or stomach bloating, may indicate the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...ill feeling), fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, oral lesions, conjunctivitis, facial edema [swelling], hepatitis, and eosinophilia [increased levels of the white blood cell eosinophil, a sign of an allergic reaction])." In addition,... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

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