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Can you tell me if I am currently fighting an infection (such as herpes or gonorrhea), would that show up in a cbc?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Probably not

The CBC is likely to be normal until the gonorrhea gets into your bloodstream -- which hopefully it won't.
Herpes won't show on CBC. The most valuable examination, by far, is still the history and physical exam.

In brief: Probably not

The CBC is likely to be normal until the gonorrhea gets into your bloodstream -- which hopefully it won't.
Herpes won't show on CBC. The most valuable examination, by far, is still the history and physical exam.
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