Chances Of A Teen Contracting Hiv

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How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...never dies) arises! Your stressing would have been short-lived if you checked the archives! See below. Dr. Bob How can someone contractHIV? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008) May 13, 2008 How can someone contractHIV? I mean if... Read more »


Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »


Okay, so say youre two males, about to have sex, and neither of you have aids, can you still get... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teens and Young Adults at High Risk of Contracting HIV

...But even with this encouraging news, a dangerous trend is emerging when it comes to an often-ignored segment of the HIV and AIDS population: youth. "Statistically, youth are quickly catching up to other high-risk groups. In 2006 [CDC] determined... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...However, this test is being increasingly used to detect recent infection at the viral load 'spike' that occurs when HIV is first contracted. This is usually at 2 -- 4 weeks after infection. Although a letter of diagnosis and actual treatment is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Kenyan Youth Excluded From HIV/AIDS Programs, at Higher Risk of Contracting Virus

... Married youths are not taken into consideration in HIV/AIDS awareness programs aimed at young people in Kenya and are at an increased risk of contracting the virus, South Africa's Independent Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...can spread to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contractHIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone... Read more »
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Any other females here become diagnosed as a teen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How old are you now and how do you cope? I was diagnosed at 17 from a then boyfriend (older) who became ill. I contracted when I was 16. I'm 29 now. Everyone says I'm doing well making it through my teens & twenties, but I think I just hid my Read more »

we need a speaker

Posted by Anonymous
...WE NEEED A SPEAKER!! TELL YOUR STORY We are a non-profit organization looking for a speaker who has contracted the AIDS Virus. We are running a Teen program regarding consequences from sexual activities. This program gives teens a chance Read more »

interview for Teen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi -- I write for Teen magazine. We're looking for an HIV positive teenage girl to interview for an upcoming article. Basically, we're trying to let our readers know how easily anyone Read more »

very worried mom

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i am 3 months pregnant and had a HIV test done. The results came back inconclusive. I am terrrified that I may have HIV or maye passed it to my 6 year old daughter Read more »
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