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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depends.: HIV positive does not mean you have symptoms of any kind. It may take a while for signs to show up after you contract the virus. Hopefully you are un ... Read More
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
HIV&WBC: It could be low,high or normal. You can not make a generalization about HIV and WBC
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're fine: Normal WBC. I trust lymphocyte and neutrophil counts were fine also. Take the prenisone for the poison ivy only if it's so bad you can't sleep otherwi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: HIV gets progressively worse without treatment.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Erner
45 years experience Bariatrics
Low white cell count: You need further evaluation as there are many reasons one can have a low white blood cell count. Some examples would be: viral infections, autoimmune ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Serious: Don't try to second-guess what is happening. This could be many different things, but all are worrisome and beed to be addressed by a competent physic ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Get tested: Please see your doctor to get HIV nucleic acid test. If it is negative, repeat it in 6-7 weeks. If the results are negative at 3-4 months after exposu ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Anxiety can cause CS: Canker sores(CS) usually are not a sign of underlying illness. The cause of Aphthous Stomatitis(cancer sores) is incompletely understood but appears t ... Read More
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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Mikail
24 years experience Preventive Medicine
Red or White Cells?: Having white blood cells in your urine might indicate a urinary tract infection. Having red blood cells in your urine (also known as hematuria) may ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Infection in the kidney can cause elevated white cell count.

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