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Are Teens Most Likely To Get AIDS Than Adults?

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AIDS InfoNet

Drug Level Testing

...several situations: For patients with high levels of side effects. When treatments fail to control HIV even though patients are taking all their doses. For patients with very high or very low body weight. For children and teen-aged patients. To assess interactions between HIV medications. To assess interactions with non-HIV medications such as birth control pills, methadone, or TB medications. For patients with kidney or liver...
Ask the Experts

Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for kids in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Teaches Sex Education By JAN HOFFMANTHE special cellphone, set on vibrate, begins to whir. Throughout North Carolina, anonymous teenagers are texting questions to it about sex."If you take a shower before you have sex, are you less likely to get... Read more »

Question #1: Statistics on Teens Living with AIDSQuestion #2: Female to Male?

Please tell me the current percentage or number of teens in the U.S. who are living with HIV/AIDS. What is the percentage of teens who were infected with HIV through hetersexual sex, homosexual sex and IV drug use. Any information would be helpful....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...will take you to the CDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report. This report isupdated roughly every 6 months. For statistics involving teenagers, and people living with HIV, go to thetables entitled:"AIDS Cases in Adolescents and Adults Under age... Read more »

Thank you for being here

Dear Bob, I don't expect a reply to this email, I just wanted to take a moment to say how wonderful it is that you take the time to answer all the questions posed to you no matter how hmm..umm..unfounded the fears behind them seem to be. I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Thankfully Negative,Thanks for your kind comments and bravo for encouraging your teenaged daughters to become knowledgeable about HIV! Half of all new HIV infections in the United States occur in young adults aged Read more »

""squirty Seaman"" please help (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS?)

alright dr bob i had masturbated once in my bed and i tried to hold in my seaman but i couldn't and it exploded and some of it got in my left eye i couldn't open that shit for like 20 minutes it burnt like a mother fucker and my eye ball was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gone onto a scab on my hand, is there any chance of an STI/STD/HIV or anything, this answer really matters to me as i am only a teenager and afraid of the consequences of any STI/STD. Please answer doc, thanks you. Response from Dr. Frascino... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CNN Profiles "Generation" of Teenagers, Young Adults Who Were Born With HIV

... CNN looks at the lives of teenagers and young adults who were born with HIV before advancements in antiretroviral drugs in the 1990s helped prevent mother-to-child Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Report Examines Sexual Health, AIDS Rates Among U.S. Teenagers, Young Adults

... CDC's latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ( MMWR ) examines the sexual health of young adults and teenagers in the U.S., Reuters reports. "The data presented in this report indicate that many young persons in the United States... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Launches Media Campaign Aimed at Reducing Spread of HIV Among Teenagers, Young Adults

...Baltimore officials on Wednesday launched the city's first high-profile media campaign aimed at reducing the spread of HIV among teenagers and young adults by preventing risky sexual behavior, the Baltimore Sun reports. Baltimore Mayor Sheila... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mississippi Has Eighth Highest-HIV/AIDS Rate Among Young Adults in Nation, Among Top in Teen Pregnancies

... "Mississippi is among the top states in the nation in the spread of HIV and AIDS among pre-teens to young adults, as well as pregnancies in the same age groups," according findings from CDC's latest Morbidity and Mortality Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...Hello I'm an outreach worker in Pierson, Florida and I'm looking for a Hispanic teen or adult who lives near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this Read more »

HIV chat rooms?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Does anyone know of any chatrooms for teens/young adults with HIV? Any other resources? Read more »

Teens in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am the new Director at a small AIDS Service Organization in a rural area and I want to hear from teens who live in simialr areas to find out what can be done to help teens hear HIV prevention messages. What do you need to be hearing Read more »

Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
...There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below): "The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues Read more »