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What Abnormalities With A Cbc And Hiv

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HIV negative after 8 weeks but CBC abnormal

Hello,I had a protected vaginal sex with HIV positive woman and unprotected oral sex. I got tested at 4 weeks and 8 weeks after exposure. Both tests were lab corp ICMA tests and were negative. I had fever after 7 weeks and I went for cbc and it...
Shannon Southall

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HIFirst you did everything correct in this situation to prevent yourself from HIV. Having protected sex, we know that condoms give you the prevention that you need. Also oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission.As for testing, initially... Read more »

Abnormal CBC as an indicator ?

Dear Dr HolodniyApart from the standard and conclusive HIV antibody tests, can an abnormal Complete... Read more »

Pls help...CBC results for HIV ers.

Dear Dr, I was recently infected (6 months back) but am not on medication as yet. VL 25K with CD4... Read more »
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The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the complete blood count (CBC). It examines the components of blood, including red and white blood... Read more »
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CBC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If someone was expierencing what they thought to be early symptoms of HIV, would a CBC show anything abnormal? And even after ARS say within the first year without meds, would a CBC show anything abnormal? Thanks.

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ARS/HIV and CBC - ?????

Posted by Anonymous
I know that HIV test is needed to tell whether someone is really infected. However, my question is this. If somebody has what he thinks are symptoms of HIV due to a 2.5 month old exposure, would this have any bearing on his CBC (complete blood... Read more »

HIV and CBC - to Jackie_Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all, especially Jackie_Blue since you are so helpful and knowing.

If somebody who thinks he's still having ARS for nearly 2 months now (started 6 weeks after the exposure), or probably symptoms of HIV/neurological complications (I have like a... 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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