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Effects Of AIDS On Teenagers

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Admit to Fabricating Interviews for Study on HIV/AIDS Prevention Model for Teenagers

Three University of Maryland-Baltimore researchers have admitted that they fabricated interviews with teenagers for a study on HIV/AIDS prevention, which received more than $1 million in NIH funding in 1999, the Washington Times reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Among Teenage Girls in Swaziland Lower Than Previously Estimated, UNICEF Report Says

About 6% of teenage girls in Swaziland are HIV-positive, significantly less than the 20% or more that previous studies have estimated, according to a UNICEF -sponsored study released on Friday, Reuters reports. Researchers selected, interviewed and... 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 »
Ask the Experts

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 contracted HIV. But I am so scared. Lately I have had a really dry mouth and I have been examining it like crazy. I first noticed that I have a white...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Many of the symptoms you refer to in this question are common every day occurrences in the general population. For instance, dry mouth is a very common condition that can be related to stress, smoking, drinking alcoholic beverages, and numerous... Read more »

HOW MANY TEENAGERS ARE INFECTED?

DOING RESEARCH PAPER ON HIV/AIDS AND WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW MANY TEENAGERS ACTUALLY HAVE HIV/AIDS?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your question is complicated for several reasons, but it is an important one, so I will do my best to answer it.First of all (and this might be helpful for your paper), how do you define "teenager"? There are many definitions for that... Read more »

Naive Teenager

I was a naive teenager and had a lot of sex. I am terrified of getting tested for HIV, but I feel it is something I should do? I have not had any symptoms nor have any of my sexual partners mentioned anything about being HIV+, but I do not know for...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Unfortunately, the only way to know for sure is to have specific HIv testing. I would urge you to do so as soon as possible.... Read more »

Teenage patients

Younger brother has AIDS and is very irregular in following his treatment, check-ups and so on. I know from experience that pushing him to be more diligent will no doubt result in the opposite reaction. My question is: do you have teenage patients...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV+ adolescents are very tough, and your instincts are right about bugging him -- he'll just become oppositional. The ideal thing is for him to get his care from an adolescent medicine specialist that works with HIV+ young people. One way to... 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 »

Teenaged Substance

Posted by idiodoprish
One time the thing is out in the open, management might be taken back and the particular person makes a decision not to ever be an addict nowadays. Abstaining from drug usage is the first step inside voyage to restoration it may well require lover... Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis

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My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research... Read more »

Safe, Natural & Effective HIV/AIDS Treatment

Posted by MICA_INC, 2 Replies
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