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If an CBC test is done, if you have and std would your blood

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If an CBC test is done, if you have and std would your white blood count be off
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: No just had blood work done to check my sugar, testosterone
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Nope
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  TheGermDoctor replied 9 months ago.

A CBC will not generally show up the most common STDs like gonorrhea , chlamydia, and syphilis

It may be abnormal with very advanced AIDS- but that would be years into the illness before it affects the CBC

If you are worried about an STD you should have specific testing for each STD of concern

Good luck

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