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Hiv Information For Kids

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Ask the Experts

Informed new kid on the block!

Dr. Bob You're a beautiful man and a true professional. I'll take your advice and I'll read up on safer sex practices in the forum on (oral sex). Condoms are the way, and I need to embrace them, for both health and sanity. I feel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey New Kid,Welcome to the block. I'm confident you'll have a fine (and safe) time here! I'm in your hip pocket, anytime you need me, OK?Be well.Dr. BobScared Newbie (HELP)Mar 28, 2009 Doc, Please help... I've been curious for a... Read more »

International adoption of HIV+ kids

Hi,Thanks for all the information you provide on your site! It's been incredibly helpful. I... Read more »

Telling my 2 kids, ages 11 and 5. I have HIV encephalitis

I told my eldest son I had HIV when he was 15. I was very ill at the time with HIV causing my brain... Read more »
Articles
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Caring for HIV-Negative Kids (and Yourself) in an "HIV Family"

Shana Cozad Angela Davey Jessica Mardis Rusti Miller-Hill What's it like to raise babies as a woman living with HIV? The past 15 years have brought studies that have shown, beyond a shadow of a doubt, just how low... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Arkansas School Official: Kids Kicked Out Because of HIV "Risk" to Others

The Disability Rights Center of Arkansas reported that the Pea Ridge School District has notified the foster parents of three school-aged siblings that the students could not attend school until the foster parents provided documentation that they... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: New HIV Infections Target Kids

According to the Ohio AIDS Coalition (OAC), 40 percent of all new HIV infections in the United States are within the 13 to 29 age group, bringing a young face to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Tyler TerMeer, OAC's Director and AIDS Resource Center (ARC)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: Striking a Balance Helping Kids With HIV/AIDS

On June 3, the Shanghai government announced on the Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo that HIV-infected children with a permanent Shanghai residence permit (hukou) will be eligible for a $228.29 monthly subsidy in addition to back payments... Read more »
Connect With Others

telling my kids

Posted by gigi5578nj, 3 Replies
I have been positive since 2001 and now I am thinking about telling my children that I have HIV and I'm not sure how to go about it or if I should even do it I just want them to hear it from me and not anyone else My oldest son is 15 and my youngest... Read more »

At a crossroads with kids- please help

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello all. I have three children with my ex husband who became hiv positive after we divorced. He told me in confidence and I got myself educated on the disease and are comfortable with it and support him as best as I can and he needs. We are... Read more »

when and how to tell my teen kids

Posted by Francis1211, 7 Replies
Hi, I am a white str8 male, married but in a major crisis since diagnosed in 2007, and am currently working on scenario on when and how to tell my kids. Wife (negative) has known -of course- since beginning but what are the considerations and... Read more »

you must be kidding me

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
http://www.webspawner.com/users/hivtest/
this site claims they have documented cases of people taking up to 3 years to test positive by antibody test and is updated till 2006 feb Read more »