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Hiv Infection Among Teenagers

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HIV infection among youth

Hi,I was wondering if you could help me with this question. I know that there are 40000 new HIV infections in the United States every year. Of these, do you know how many occur among people ages 13 to 24 (or some other youth category)?I need the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Ursula,Roughly half of the estimated 40,000 new HIV infections that occur in the U.S. annually are in young adults aged 13 to 24. For recent HIV/AIDS statistics for the U.S., check the CDC's 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...OIs continue to cause considerable morbidity and mortality for three primary reasons: 1) many patients are unaware of their HIV infection and seek medical care when an OI becomes the initial indicator of their disease; 2) certain patients are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...contribution of non-adherence and drug failure. AIDS 2000;14:2559-66. 51. Wolff AJ, O'Donnell AE. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Chest 2001;120:1888-93. 52. Kovacs JA, Hiemenz JW,... Read more »
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5% or More of Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents May Be Long-Term Nonprogressors, U.S. Study Suggests

... Van Dyke R, Patel K, Read J, et al, and the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study. ART among children with perinatally acquired HIV infection: temporal changes in ART and virologic and immunologic outcomes in the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Adolescents

...Less than 21 percent were Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaskan Native Because the average period of time from HIV infection to the development of AIDS is 10 years, most young adults with AIDS were likely infected with HIV as... Read more »
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symptoms? please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...bad dry nose and eyes and mouth? My tongue on the sides have developed red patches on the sides? Could all of this indicate HIV infection? If so would a test be positive or inderminate by 6 weeks? Please respond Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...in just a glimpse.... Be AWARE...No one is in EXEMPTION...YOU could be the NEXT...or worst...you are ONE OF US.... I am a teenage Filipino guy...the youngest among the young ADULTS (according to record) who is infected of HIV as of April... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...in just a glimpse.... Be AWARE...No one is in EXEMPTION...YOU could be the NEXT...or worst...you are ONE OF US.... I am a teenage Filipino guy...the youngest among the young ADULTS (according to record) who is infected of HIV as of April... Read more »

HIV infected or not?

Posted by Andreea, 2 Replies
Could one get infected with HIV if he had wounds on he's fingers and touched plastic lids that an HIV positive cut himself in? (I heard that outside the body the virus dies in a few minutes, and if the person having the virus is taking a treatment,... Read more »