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searching for answers to child with HIV Newly diagnosed (PEDIATRIC HIV INFECTION INFORMATION, 2009))

I have a niece who is 12 yrs old she was just diagnosed with HIV.No one has explained everything in lay terms about her diagnoses. How do I answer her ?? about it and the tests that she will have (CD4 and Viral load).Disclosure etc.. Cannot find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...parents and family members is to always be honest. Answer her questions truthfully and directly. Don't try to give her more information than she asks for or needs. In other words you don't have to discuss marriage and pregnancy issues with a... Read more »

re. kids testing

Dr. BobRegarding your answer if kids should be tested if the father had Aids but the mother was... Read more »

International adoption of HIV+ kids

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

Project Inform Statement Regarding the Use of Single-Dose Nevirapine to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

...no evidence from clinical trials showing long-term treatment failure in women treated with single-dose nevirapine at the time of childbirth. Additional research around this question is important and deserves support. However, even if future... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...The Facts About HIV Many parents are uncomfortable talking to their children about HIV because they do not have the correct information themselves. Before you talk to your children about HIV, it is important for you to know the facts. What Is... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Just learned my son is HIV positive

Posted by scaredmom, 8 Replies
...I just found out yesterday that my 26 year old son is HIV positive. I am scared and I think somewhat in shock. What do I do now? How do I help him the most? I would love to hear from Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

asap

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...questions, i need someone to answere these questions by tomorrow night for a health class. 1. what is the daily death rate from hiv/aids? 2. how many people in the entire world have hiv/aids? 3. are there any other ways to spread hiv/aids... Read more »