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HIV News & Views: Condom Access -- Porn Stars Vs. Teens; High-Dose Flu Vaccine Recommended for HIV; HIV/Pregnancy Myths; and More

HIV News & Views, January 10, 2013 - TheBody.com January 10, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com News & Views Library Change/Update Subscription Blog Central HIV Treatment & Health Issues HIV News... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Link Between Poverty and HIV Helps Explain Disproportionate Number of Blacks Infected

Photo Credit Ann Ragland Vienna, Austria -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study Monday showing that although African-Americans are eight times more likely to contract HIV than Whites, among impoverished... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rwanda: Efforts to Contain HIV/AIDS Among Teens Slacken

Rwandan health officials recently launched a nationwide HIV campaign aimed at curbing risky sexual behavior among teens. HIV prevalence is 1 percent among people ages 15-24, said Dr. Anitha Asimwe, executive secretary of the National AIDS Control... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

stats, pls explain more

Hey doc I'm a former worried well who recovered when you ignored my last question (which is a QTND)for my question I'm puzzled by the 10 is to 10,000 per episode risk of contracting HIV for unprotected vaginal sex with a confirmed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello QTND person,Regarding the estimated HIV-transmission risk statistics, do they mean (1) the vast majority of unprotected vaginal sex exposures with a poz partner do not result in HIV transmission or (2) the risk is low, but VERY REAL, so use... Read more »

People keep asking question about condoms, well let's put it straigth and see !! Quotes from CDC brochures will explain it all (CONDOM EFFICACY, 2009)

Below are quotes from CDC brochures: There have been recent reports of naturally occurring holes in latex that are big enough for HIV to pass through. Why does CDC still recommend condoms to prevent HIV infection? The reports of holes in latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately I rarely have the chance to keep up with the BBS chatter. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. The old, and I do mean old, myth that latex condoms are no better than fishnet stockings in preventing HIV transmission has become a... Read more »

Dr Bob, please help suicidal teen

Dear Dr Bob.10 weeks ago i recieved an unprotected blowjob (no wait! dont click the page off, walk away from your pc in disgust, and think 'oh no not another insertive oral worried well!!!' not yet anyway, please give me a chance to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,So you didn't want me to click the page off, walk away from my PC in disgust, thinking, "Oh no, not another insertive oral worried well!!!" because you want to tell me about:1. Possibly infecting your parents through traces of... Read more »
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when and how to tell my teen kids

Posted by Francis1211, 7 Replies
Hi, I am a white str8 male, married but in a major crisis since diagnosed in 2007, and am currently working on scenario on when and how to tell my kids. Wife (negative) has known -of course- since beginning but what are the considerations and... Read more »

how do I explain to my 9 yr. old she is HIV pos

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
my daughter is 9 I have not told her she is HIV pos. I have told her she has something with her blood & but I haven't approached HIV & what that all means. she takes her meds w/no questions but I know that time will be here that I will need... Read more »

Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »

Help for HIV Women and Teens in maryland and DC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
www.diversitymd.com
Anyone who has a question or concern my check us out. Read more »