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Hiv In Teenage Females

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The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...vaccines in people living with HIV (HIV+ people). While thesevaccines will not cure AIDS, they may help HIV+ people fight the virus. Theyare called therapeutic vaccines. AIDS vaccines are tested first in adults and, perhaps, teenagers. However,an effective vaccine could someday be given to infants born to HIV+ women tohelp protect the infants from getting HIV through breast milk. This would bemost useful in developing countries where feeding...
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Question #1: Statistics on Teens Living with AIDSQuestion #2: Female to Male?

Please tell me the current percentage or number of teens in the U.S. who are living with HIV/AIDS. What is the percentage of teens who were infected with HIV through hetersexual sex, homosexual sex and IV drug use. Any information would be helpful....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...statistics you are both looking forare available here on the Internet. Go to the following website: will take you to the CDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report. This report isupdated roughly... Read more »


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
...tuberculosis as the world's deadliest infectious disease among adults and is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Fifteen million children have been orphaned by the epidemic. A person who has HIV carries the virus in certain body fluids,... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... Read more »


Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...important one, so I will do my best to answer it.First of all (and this might be helpful for your paper), how do you define "teenager"? There are many definitions for that group. If you follow the reporting methods of the Centers for Disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dimensions of Sexual Orientation and HIV-Related Risk Among Adolescent Females: Evidence From a Statewide Survey

... In order to identify factors that may place adolescent females at risk of HIV/AIDS, the researchers assessed the relationship of two dimensions of sexual orientation -- sexual identity, and sex of partners -- Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis Use Among Ontario Female Adolescent Sexual Assault Victims: A Prospective Analysis

... The authors examined HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) -- its provision, uptake, adherence, and other related factors -- among female sexual assault Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From Affected to Infected? Orphanhood and HIV Risk Among Female Adolescents in Urban Zimbabwe

... Noting that 15 million children are AIDS orphans and may be sexually vulnerable, the study authors sought to assess the link between orphanhood and HIV risk. In a cross-sectional Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Adherence to Scheduled Appointments Among HIV-Infected Female Youth in Five U.S. Cities

... The study's goal was to identify factors associated with appointment-keeping among HIV-positive adolescents and young adults. To determine their adherence to scheduled clinic visits with their HIV care provider, Read more »
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I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello, I'm new here. I'm 13years old and I'm HIV positive. I don't know alot of teens who have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets boring talking to my dad about all my teenage issues Read more »

Living with HIV? Get your story published!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Teen Voices, the magazine written by and for teenage girls, is currently planning on running a feature on HIV. If you are a teen girl Read more »

Help is just a phone call away

Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS group warns of increased infections due to teenage sex By THOMAS MICHALSKI [Image] Photo by THOMAS MICHALSKI April Wardlow, Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello! I'm a 15 year old female with HIV. I've had this virus since birth. I find life so hard being an infected teenager. I have to face problems such as sex. I've been asked to have sex many times, but as a teen with the HIV virus I... Read more »