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Hiv And Teens Safe Sex

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: Chiang Rai Tries New Approach to Teaching Teens About Safe Sex

A survey of teenage behavior conducted in Chiang Rai province this year raised concerns about the risk of HIV infection among youth. Only about 30 percent of respondents said they used condoms. The survey also found that teens are beginning to have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Case Western Reserve University Trains Cleveland Teens to Teach Others About Safe Sex

Case Western Reserve University runs an Infectious Disease Alliance, a grant-funded program linking the university's research to community needs. Known as the "ID Alliance," the program relies on peer educators who help combat a growing local and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kentucky High School Rejects "Safe Sex" Brochures, Pamphlets Targeting Gay, Lesbian Teens

Administrators at Scott County High School in Georgetown, Ky., on Friday at a health fair asked an area HIV/AIDS service group not to display four brochures that either contained information about "safe sex" or were targeted at gay or lesbian... Read more »
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+ TEENS HAVING SEX!!!

Dear Dr. Bob, I just read on the news (we have more or less real news here, no Fox5) that American HIV-positive teens have over the last five years doubled their sexual partners, increased their IV-use by 33% and even have unprotected sex, BECAUSE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello L,I'm not exactly sure where "here" is, but consider yourself lucky Fox propaganda hasn't yet started polluting your airways. I absolutely agree the state of sex education in the US is scandalous, very dangerous and getting... Read more »

Anal Sex & HIV Positive, is it safe?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I am HIV+ with very low T-cells (11) and moderately low viral load (18,000). I have been having anal sex with my partner who wears a condom. There is some bleeding after having sex -- my partner is concerned that it isn't safe for me. Is it...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. There is no simple answer to this question. There would potentially be arisk to you if any infectious diseases (especially bacterial infections) wereto gain an access to your bloodstream while you were actively... Read more »

Latest Stats?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I was just wondering what some of the latest statistics are for teens and the HIV Virus..... do you know where I may be able to find a web page or such that could give me answers?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. For the latest HIV and AIDS statistics for the United States (includingstatistics among teens), go to the following website:http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/stats/hasrlink.htmFor statistics in other countries, you... Read more »

Safe sex questions from students--Pt.2

Thank you very much for responding to my post "Safe sex question from a student" on July 12, 2006. My students and I enjoyed reading your reply. I've found that a lot of my students care about safe sex but have limited access to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Welcome back to the forum.1.Sorry, no, I do not know of any similar online service geared to the younger teen demographic. You might check out some of the written materials listed below to see if they might meet your needs. In addition, my... Read more »
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how safe is safe sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies




I've read on reliable websites (webmd.com) that using a latex condom is 98-100 effective in preventing HIV infection. Has anyone ever been infected with HIV after having protected sex where there was no break or slips in the condom? Is it safe to... Read more »

Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners? Recent study suggests maybe not??

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Teens 17,or 18 WORRIED MUCH!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
IS THERE ANY TEENS IN HERE DEALING WITH HIV/AIDS, BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16-18 IM 17 AND AM VERY WORRIED I HAVE IT BECAUSE OF AN EXPOSER I HAD THANK YOU ALL!

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Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html
It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand experience that this is not true. I got HIV through oral sex. For... Read more »