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Glandular fever and doubt over HIV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi,
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   hi
User :   i recently went to my doctor they sent me for bood test
Doctor :   ok,
User :   she said they showed a virus and out it down to glandular fever
User :   but i'm worried that it was not that and in fact hiv
User :   could that happen
Doctor :   no HIV is different from glandular fever
User :   but the blood tests showed a virus yet the glandular fever wasn't active
User :   that is what confused me
Doctor :   glandular fever is due to EbstienBarr virus
User :   i've also had geographic tongue since
Doctor :   ok , may i know the test name which showed the virus ?
User :   i was just a full blood count
Doctor :   who confirmed the presence of Virus ?
User :   confirmed the presence of a virus yes
Doctor :   Can you be specific , which test confirmed virus ?
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