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Do low white blood count mean you have HIV aids?
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Dr. Henry Ng
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily
Low white blood counts, or leukopenia, may be a sign of a viral infection or a severe bacterial infection.
For some people, this is actually normal. In HIV infection, the cd4 t-lymphocyte, or cd4 cell is affected and this specific white blood cell decreases in number.

In brief: Not necessarily
Low white blood counts, or leukopenia, may be a sign of a viral infection or a severe bacterial infection.
For some people, this is actually normal. In HIV infection, the cd4 t-lymphocyte, or cd4 cell is affected and this specific white blood cell decreases in number.
Dr. Henry Ng
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
There are many possible causes of a low white blood count besides hiv.
If you are worried, get tested. It's better to know and be treated than not know and worry.

In brief: No
There are many possible causes of a low white blood count besides hiv.
If you are worried, get tested. It's better to know and be treated than not know and worry.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Dr. Lonna Larsh
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