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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
Hi,Your niece should have a pediatric HIV specialist monitoring her. That doctor should help in explaining her condition to her based on her age, maturity and level of understanding. The important thing for parents and family members is to always be... Read more »

I now have HIV! (for the newly diagnosed)

Dear Dr. BOB,I have been diagnosed with HIV since November 2009. I've came to you in the past... Read more »

Newly diagnosed with HIV

I really appreciate your rapid response.Unfortunately, the HIV diagnosis is confirmed, apparently... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Previous HIV Testing Among Adults and Adolescents Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection -- National HIV Surveillance System, 18 Jurisdictions, United States, 2006-2009

In 2006, CDC recommended human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings and HIV testing at least annually for persons at high risk for HIV infection* to foster early detection,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

Acute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS Cases in 2007 Reaches Record High in Japan

The number of newly diagnosed HIV cases in Japan reached a record high of 1,048 in 2007, according to data released Tuesday by the government's AIDS Surveillance Committee, Kyodo News reports. The number of newly diagnosed AIDS cases was 400 in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Newly Diagnosed HIV Cases Increases 17% Among MSM in 2002, CDC Report Says

The number of newly diagnosed HIV cases among men who have sex with men increased 17% in 2002 compared with statistics from 1999, according to statistics published in the Nov. 28 issue of CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , the ... Read more »
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My son is HIV+ newly diagnosed

Posted by Gail2012, 4 Replies
I'm a mother of a 23 year old (adult) child who just received "the word". I know that there have been incredible advances in this field in the last decade, but it doesn't seem to help my emotional side.We are a close family of three. We learned... Read more »

Newly diagnosed HIV+ BF and me Negative

Posted by Obvious1, 6 Replies
In January My boyfriend of 4 yrs, and father of our daughter whom is 2, was diagnosed HIV+. A little history. In March of 09, he was diagnosed with Hep B. 3 months prior to that he had a tattoo cover up from a friend in his home. The Drs. feel he... Read more »

What should I do if I am newly diagnosed with HIV?

Posted by hellenwhite0808
Many emotions come to mind when a person is first diagnosed with HIV. Read more »

Newly Diagnosed w/ HIV- Partner

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was diagnosed HIV+ on March 29th. As shocked as I was, I have been handling everything pretty good. My main concern has been getting on the right path, finding the right doctor, getting all the initial tests done, so I know where this is headed.... Read more »