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Hiv Aids Symptoms In Children

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AIDS/HIV symptoms in infants and children

What are some of the symptoms of AIDS/HIV in infants and children ?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Some of the more common symptoms include fevers, thrush, failure-to-thrive, diarrhea, developmental or neurological problems, skin problems (seborrheic dermatitis) and frequent usual (ear infections) or unusual infections. Pneumocystis carinii... Read more »

documented fact of children without symptoms

are there any documentation referring to hiv born children who live all their lives as... Read more »

How long is it from being born with HIV to when symptoms and AIDS begins?

is it possible for a new born child with hiv not to show symptoms for ten years or more. what is... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents Introduction The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself Related Info Sheets by The Well Project Introduction HIV is a tough subject for parents,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Chinese Children Living With HIV/AIDS Do Not Have Treatment Access, Report Finds

Children living with HIV/AIDS in China, particularly those in rural areas, often do not have access to treatment because of associated expenses or because their families are unaware of government-funded treatment programs, according to a report... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Has Left 9 Million Children in Africa Without Mothers; Donor Countries Should Increase Funding for Children, Group Says

The HIV/AIDS pandemic has left nine million children in Africa motherless, British HIV/AIDS advocacy group Save the Children said on Monday in a report , adding that donor countries need to increase funding significantly to address the situation,... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Anti-HIV Drugs May Protect Against Puberty Delays in HIV-Infected Children

For children who have been HIV-infected since birth, current anti-HIV drug regimens may protect against the delays in puberty that had been seen in HIV-infected children taking older regimens, according to researchers funded by the National... Read more »
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Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read somewhere that a child got it as a baby (through pregnancy) and went all the way to college before they found... Read more »

children with AIDS..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are children with AIDS going to public schools?


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Children & AIDS & treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
am the mother of a 13 yr old prenatally exposed son, has had an AIDS diagnosis since birth. He also has several other problems that may or may not be related to his AIDS diagnosis. He was one of the first children placed on the AZT protocols in the... Read more »

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 »