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Hiv Information For Teenagers

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sacramento Mobile Health Care Van Offers Teenagers Free STD Tests, Information

The Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services sponsors a mobile health care van -- known as Care-A-Van -- that offers teenagers at some schools and people at area homeless shelters testing for and information about sexually... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Born With HIV Now Teenagers Face Difficulty of Making Their Illness Public

Children who were born with HIV and who are now becoming teenagers are facing the difficult situation of telling people about their disease, the AP/Lexington Herald-Leader reports. Although infants born with HIV originally were given short... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Columnist Discusses Recent Findings on Teenage Condom Use, HIV Prevention

"In the past few months, we've experienced near hysteria over swine flu and almost constant media attention to scares about tainted food," syndicated columnist Marie Cocco writes in the Oregonian , adding, "These are genuine health hazards -- but... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV+ and living with teenager with behavioral problems

I am 52 years old GWM and have been HIV+ for over 15 years. I have been with my partner for over 10 years. He is 52 also and HIV-. Over a year and a half ago my partner brought his 17 year old son to live with us. The son been living with his mother...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You are certainly not "overreacting" or being too emotional about this situation. You are completely correct to want to have a home free from the threat of violence and free from people who destroy your and your landlord's property.... Read more »

HOW MANY TEENAGERS ARE INFECTED?

DOING RESEARCH PAPER ON HIV/AIDS AND WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW MANY TEENAGERS ACTUALLY HAVE HIV/AIDS?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your question is complicated for several reasons, but it is an 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... Read more »

Confuse Teenager

Dear Dr. Shannon; I am 16 years and I have read a lot of articles an sometimes if not most times they have something different to say about ARS- HIV Related Symptoms and AIDS. My first question to you is as follows:( 1) If someone was to...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThanks for your questions.1. In testing someone for HIV there is what we call a window period. This time is a time when someone can be positive and test result show negative. The reason for this is the testing is looking for the body developing... Read more »

Porno magazines, the side of the road, and teenage hormones run amuck! : Our Featured Presentation

Hi Dr. Bob,It's future osteopath again ;). I'll resubmit my question since I didn't see it on the site. I need to tell my story. I've worried about this for three years in February, and have just never told anyone,ANYONE. First,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello future osteopath,I hope I'm never mean or rude, but I'll admit occasionally blunt is probably appropriate. Speaking of being blunt, your risk of HIV transmission from this episode is exactly zero. Yep, that's correct zero,... Read more »
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Telling my teenager

Posted by pecanqtee, 4 Replies
I have been living with HIV for almost 3 years. The only people who know my status are my mother, her husband, my aunt, my best friend, and my partner. I am the mother of a wonderful 15 year old son and sister to a fantastic younger brother. I... Read more »

advise for telling my teenage

Posted by masosa, 2 Replies
Anyone with advise on telling children. I haven't coped myself but people are taking my right to privacy and telling my story. I wanted to shelter her and my son a few more years but may be forced now. Help Read more »

A question for the HIV informed

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello all. I have been reading this board for months and never posted until now.
I first want to compliment you all on the information, compassion and support you give everyone here. You are, without a doubt, a special group of people.
Anyway, I... Read more »

Manager, Center for HIV Information SF

Posted by Anonymous
Manager, Center for HIV Information

Position Description
The UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI) is a faculty-directed program of the Department of Medicine with a remarkably successful track record for developing key information resources on... Read more »