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Demographics On Teenagers Living With Hiv

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HIV+ and living with teenager with behavioral problems

I am 52 years old GWM and have been HIV+ for over 15 years. I have been with my partner for over 10 years. He is 52 also and HIV-. Over a year and a half ago my partner brought his 17 year old son to live with us. The son been living with his mother...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You are certainly not "overreacting" or being too emotional about this situation. You are completely correct to want to have a home free from the threat of violence and free from people who destroy your and your landlord's property.... Read more »

Support for teenager with HIV

Our 17 year old son told us this spring that he was HIV positive. We were able to find him... Read more »

Teenager going crazy...could I be a hypochondriac?

IT has been 5 months since my sexual encounter where precum is the only possible way I can have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/PlusNews Examines Issues Surrounding HIV-Positive Teenagers in Burkina Faso

IRIN/PlusNews on Thursday examined issues surrounding HIV-positive teenagers in Burkina Faso, who are living longer because of antiretroviral treatment and are "expecting to become sexually active" and have children. According to IRIN/PlusNews ,... 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 transmission. According to CNN, these children "have defied initial expectations"... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Daughter Jenna Bush Launches Book Tour That Aims to Get Teenagers Involved in Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

First daughter Jenna Bush on Saturday in Annapolis, Md., launched a three-month, 25-city tour to promote her nonfiction book, titled "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope," that profiles a 17-year-old single mother in Panama who is HIV-positive, the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Programs for Adolescents With HIV-Positive Parents May Improve Teenagers' Health, Emotional Well-Being, Study Says

Programs that help adolescents whose parents are HIV-positive cope with their parents' illness also may improve teenagers' health and emotional well-being, according to a study published in the August issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and... Read more »
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Telling my teenager

Posted by pecanqtee, 4 Replies
I have been living with HIV for almost 3 years. The only people who know my status are my mother, her husband, my aunt, my best friend, and my partner. I am the mother of a wonderful 15 year old son and sister to a fantastic younger brother. I... Read more »

Living with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
hello. i am researching the experiences of teenagers living with HIV. can anyone send me some input? anything and everything you can think of... disclosure issues, family, friends, social life, sexual activity, etc.
Thanks!

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Living with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
hello. i am researching the experiences of teenagers living with HIV. can anyone send me some input? anything and everything you can think of... disclosure issues, family, friends, social life, sexual activity, etc.
Thanks!





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Living with HIV? Get your story published!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Teen Voices, the magazine written by and for teenage girls, is currently planning on running a feature on HIV. If you are a teen girl with HIV or know of one who would be interested in writing, we'd love to hear your (or her) story on what it's like... Read more »