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White Blood Cells In Urine And Hiv

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A very high white blood cells in urine can be an H.I.V. possitive?

I am male. Last week, I have been experiencing a very very painful burning sensation when urinating. My urologist told me to have a urinalysis. The result is I have a very high WBC, a 0.4(i forgot the unit) of blood and a 10(forgot the unit) of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for your post.White blood cells in the urine is an indicator of infection in the urinary tract (kidney-bladder-(prostate)-urethra). It doesn't tell what the infection is caused by at all, so this could be a conventional... Read more »

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anaemia: very low red blood cell count. albumin: a protein made by the liver. It carries drugs,hormones and waste products through the blood andmaintains fluid levels within the body. An abnormally lowlevel of albumin is a sign of serious... Read more »
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white blood cells

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been to the doctor twice in the past 2 weeks and he has found white blood cells in my urine. He says it isn't a UTI. My last possible time of exposure was 8 weeks ago. Could this be indicitive of HIV secroversion? Read more »

White Blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone know if early HIV infection has any impact on WBC numbers? DO they do up unpon infection or do they down down?????

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hsv2 and low white blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Could having hsv2 delay hiv antibody results(keep coming up negative but positve)? And could a low white blood cell count 3.9 normal is 3.8- 10.5 be a sign of possible aids or hiv becoming aids even though negative on antibody test and negative on... 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 »