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Hiv In Adolescents

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weight wasting being an adolescent hiv positive

My daughter is 17 and a year has passed since she began wasting weight. Now she weights 37 kg. We are from Argentina, Ive tried many psychological therapies with no result. My daughter is constantly depressed and deserts every treatment we start. Im...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The wasting is not a psychological symptom. In most people with HIV infection, it is a biological manifestation of caused by some of the chemicals released by the inflammatory response that the Read more »

adolescent HIV

How can I find out my state's laws regarding the confidentiality (with regards to the parents) of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PLoS Study Examines Burden of HIV on Adolescents in Zimbabwe; Perspective Calls for More HIV Services for This Population

...Medicine study examines the causes of acute hospital admissions among adolescents in Zimbabwe, with the goal of assessing HIV infection and its contribution to illness and death among this population. Based on a survey of 301 adolescents, ages... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychosocial Challenges and Protective Influences for Socio-Emotional Coping of HIV-Positive Adolescents in South Africa: A Qualitative Investigation

...in order to inform South Africa's mental health promotion and HIV prevention programming for this population. At a large HIV/AIDS clinic, in-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with 25 HIV-positive adolescents and 15 caregivers of... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Adolescents

...has developed documents that address the standard of care for the treatment of HIV, including information about how to treat HIV in adolescents. The documents Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Adolescents and Young Adults in the U.S.

...also developed documents that address the standard of care for the treatment of HIV, including information about how to treat HIV in adolescents. The documents Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-Infected Adults and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
...There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below): "The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing Read more »

HIV chat rooms?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Does anyone know of any chatrooms for teens/young adults with HIV? Any other resources? Read more »

Teens and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Looking for interactive education software on HIV/AIDS for teens ranging in age from 12 - 20. Read more »

Looking for teens with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I'm looking for teens with HIV/AIDS. There is an event called SCHOOLFEST 2001 that will take place this year. I would like you to speak at this event. I need someone Read more »