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Dr. Robert Vanderbrook
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not specific: A CBC can show general signs of inflammation or infection but is not detailed enough to determine a specific infectious agent. If you have been expose ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
ELISA HIV serum test: Is extremely reliable and should be only test required. Urinealysis and bacteriology will add nothing. Good luck.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV : Not unless you were very far along in your disease. There usually will be no CBC noticeable results if you have an early HIV infection.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Hiv test will show if you have hiv. Any changes in your platelet or CBC is not indicative of HIV presence or not.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: You may need a lymph node biopsy. See an infectious disease specialist to find out.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not reliable: CBC is not a reliable test for HIV. Many viral infections can produce the same picture as may be seen in acute HIV. If you have any concerns, get test ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
It's pretty likely: he would have full blown AIDS with infections and complications by 6 years. Risk to sexual partners would make me take test.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sorry: But we have no way to connect one question to another. Take care.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Not really: A CBC will not show whether or not a person is infected with hiv. The HIV antibody or the HIV viral load test will do this. In advanced aids the CBC ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Be safe.: Hiv is the human immunodeficiency virus. This virus causes the medical condition / syndrome known as aids (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Hiv is ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Fatigue: Early HIV symptoms occur about one month after infection. These can include: fever, headache, fatigue, swollen lymph glands, and rash. These early H ... Read More
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