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Children With Hiv

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Get the Facts
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf
Ask the Experts

children and HIV

What side effects can children have from HIV meds?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The side effects from HIV meds that might occur depends on which medications are used in the regimen. The most common problems relate to difficulty swallowing Read more »

CAN WE ASSUME CHILDRENS ARE HIV NEGATIVE

MY CLOSEST FRIEND DIAGANOSED HIV POSITIVE,DUE TO SOCIAL STIGMA, WE ONLY KNOWS THE FACT (NOT CONFIRMED BY ANTOHER CHECK-UP)HE HAS FOUR CHILDRENS, FIRST TWO ARE MARRIED GIRLS. ONE TWENTY THREE YEARS OLD, HAVING ONE CHILD, 2 YEARS OLD. THE OTHER GIRL...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(or 10 for that matter); if your friend's wife is HIV negative, it's impossible for her to have transmitted the virus to their children. So, it is safe to assume that they are HIV negative.In our country (US), the government recommends testing... Read more »

whether my children will be HIV+

I am HIV positive & came to know last nov 04h cd4 200 after some medication from nov 2005 I started taking antiretroviral & completed one year with this . my weight is 70kg. & age 40years. I was affected by Herpes. That time I came to know about...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...survived with HIV for many years. That is especially true for those who are on treatment.Since your wife is HIV negative, your children are safe. For mothers who are HIV positive, there is a risk of maternal to child transmission. This risk is... Read more »

Trials for children with HIV

...clinical studies for children living with HIV in the US? IS this a diminishing population? Where can I find out about trials for children with HIV.
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...The National Institute of Health sponsors a clinical trials program for pregnant women, infants, children, and adolescents. This program is focused on improving methods to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, better understanding Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

...41 new diagnoses of AIDS. African-American newborns are much more likely to be infected than children of other races. Most children with HIV were born to mothers with HIV. Others got a transfusion of infected blood. In the developed world,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Longitudinal Study of Sexual Risk Behavior Among the Adolescent Children of HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Drug-Abusing Fathers

... The current longitudinal study examines precursors of sexual risk behavior among a cohort of adolescent children of HIV-positive and HIV-negative drug-abusing or drug-dependent fathers. The study involved 296 fathers who were drug-abusing Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 8. Children With HIV/AIDS

...than in the time before HAART. And many children who were born with HIV are now reaching their teenage years and adulthood. Children with HIV are like other children -- their bodies are especially sensitive to nutrition. All children must eat... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National HIV/AIDS Programs Must Consider Needs of Children Who Have HIV-Positive Parent, Opinion Piece Says

...HIV-positive parents, adding that, according to UNICEF , less than 10% of children affected by the disease obtain any public support. Children with HIV-positive parents often are "forced to skip school to tend to their sick parents, left to... Read more »
Connect With Others

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians, Read more »

Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
...Hello ladies, I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »

Need help for children with hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...have read everything there is to read about hiv and it's transmission. My ex husband is hiv positive and we have two small children under four. They are too young to understand the disease and it's transmission and he won't let me tell them... Read more »

Parents Of HIV Positive Adult Children

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I was wondering if anyone here knew of any websites, Forums, online communities, etc. specializing in Parents Of Adult Children With HIV? Thanks. Read more »