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White Blood Cells In Urine And Hiv

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HIV from blood tainted urine?

I am a nursing student and I was caring for a patient who may or may not have HIV. This pt had a UTI. Her labs showed that she had a high amount of white blood cells in her urine. The pt needed to use the bathroom so I gave her a bedpan. When she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...appropriately evaluated. Had you done so, you wouldn't be writing to me, as your questions would have already been addressed.Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. Urine that does not contain visible blood is not felt to be a risk for HIV... Read more »

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Sort of worried...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(Pee in a cup and they test the urine).My Dr. says No white blood cells in my urine; deeming me negitive. He didn't have an HIV/AIDS test due to me previously having one done in December(Negitive). So far so good. Around Feb.27th I got flu... Read more »

white blood cells

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 »

STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...couldn't have been more then 2 minutes max w/o condom before I finished. There was some unprotected oral as well. Aside from HIV I want to test for other STD's. I am in the military and the Corpsman told me that a urinalysis will test to see if... Read more »

Window period!

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...hell, even though my dotor the day before told me that w. my results of thoses testes i'm in the clear. She told me I RULED OUT HIV because it' will interfere with your blood cells. Ihave never done an ELISA, just rapid oraquick test. (1) 42 day... Read more »