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White Blood Cells And Chlamydia

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Got Chlamydia, could I have gotten HIV too?

Dear Dr. Robert,I am a Greek 30 year old not-virgin-anymore, and I am scared. Two weeks ago I had sex (for the first time) with a high-class escort (those ladies who do a lot of stuff for a lot of money). We had protected sex, I didn't performed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...STDs, like chlamydia, for instance, are much, much easier to acquire than HIV. It is true that having chlamydia could attract white blood cells to the site of infection and thereby increase the risk for concurrent HIV transmission. I would... Read more »

tally ho ho no,,,,, tallywacker yes

GreetingsIt's your east coast amigo. In the last 4 months I received blow jobs from three... Read more »

cd4 count cd4% nearly always discordant! a british thing?

Hi Mark,Thanks for all the info and answers i have read already its great and helps so much..I'm a... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...keeping your viral load below 1,000. Complete Blood Count (CBC, see fact sheet 121 ): This test measures red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets (cells that help clot your blood if you get a cut. It is the most common blood test.... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...normal range they use. Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood is made up of different types of cells including red blood cells,white blood cells, and platelets. The complete blood count (CBC) is a test thatmeasures the amount of these cells in a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...(CBC) The most common laboratory test is the complete blood count (CBC). It examines the components of blood, including red and white blood cells and platelets. Most test results are reported as amounts in a sample of blood (for example, cells... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects your body by fighting germs and infections.White blood cells are an important part of your immune system. HIV infects and destroys a type of white blood cell called... Read more »
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Low White Blood Cell count

Posted by adlers, 1 Reply
...recently had a Full Blood Count taken as routine as i have had bad stomach aches etc recently. When they returned they showed a low white blood cell count. The blood was taken about a week after a very drunken incident with a guy. We had sex and... Read more »

Just got tested

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...very worried. Does anyone have any information on whether a CBC (complete blood count test) would show any abnormalities in my white blood cell count at such an early state. My last risky behavior was in late April. Read more »

acute hiv after condom breakage???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ghonorea, chlamydia, syphillis... all came back negative doctor ordered a CBC (complete blood count) that showed slightly ELEVATED white blood cells... which she interpreted as my body fighting off an infection. i know i have to wait for an hiv... Read more »

WHITE BLOOD CELLS COUNT

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if u are infected with hiv does this show up in wbc counts? and does a normal blood test ever suggest a hiv test should be taken>? Read more »