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Effects Of Hiv/aids On Youth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among Youth

Fast Facts Youth aged 13 to 24 accounted for an estimated 26% of all new HIV infections in the United States in 2010. Most new HIV infections among youth occur among gay and bisexual males; there was a 22% increase in estimated new infections in this group from 2008 to 2010. Almost 60% of youth with HIV in the United States do not know they are infected. Youth in the United States account for a substantial number of HIV...
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HIV infection among youth

Hi,I was wondering if you could help me with this question. I know that there are 40000 new HIV infections in the United States every year. Of these, do you know how many occur among people ages 13 to 24 (or some other youth category)?I need the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Ursula,Roughly half of the estimated 40,000 new HIV infections that occur in the U.S. annually are in young adults aged 13 to 24. For recent HIV/AIDS statistics for the U.S., check the CDC's Web site.You're welcome!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Any hope for teh youth of the world?

Hi Dr. PieroneI first must say that the doctors on the starting treatment forum are the best; My question is do you think that there will be a great decrease in the amount of youth infected with HIV in The UNITED STATES within the next 20 yrs. Do...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Thanks for posting. I don't think there will be a great decrease in new HIV infections over the next 20 years, but I do think that there will be some reduction. It is very difficult to change sexual behavior, especially in individuals that... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gosh, and folks wonder why we need age-appropriate, science-based sex education back in our schools!?!?!?Your's, my friend, is a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay... Read more »
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An HIV/AIDS awareness program for the youth!

Posted by Anonymous
Welcome to the HummingBirdPress,a program designed for the youth!Information contained within this educational package is very valuable for teaching,advising,and educating todays children about the dangers of the HIV/AIDS virus.To leave a voice mail... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Youth

Posted by aledbetter
With over 50% of new HIV infections occurring in the age group of 15 to 24, young people need to be informed about HIV/AIDS in order to protect themselves, as well as their futures. Our site http://whatudo.org is an information destination for youth... Read more »

Youth Questions and Answers

Posted by Anonymous
If you have questions about being HIV positive or would like some help go to our website www.diversitymd.com. We do have a teen program.

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Youth de Ambiente Program Coordinator San Jose

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Resources, Information and Services (ARIS)
Youth de Ambiente Program Coordinator

Full-time position working with gay, bisexual and transgender Latino youth in outreach and group settings. Develop and facilitate group activities and community... Read more »