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Hiv Percentage In Teens Because Of Sex

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Question #1: Statistics on Teens Living with AIDSQuestion #2: Female to Male?

Please tell me the current percentage or number of teens in the U.S. who are living with HIV/AIDS. What is the percentage of teens who were infected with HIV through hetersexual sex, homosexual sex and IV drug use. Any information would be helpful....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Reported To be Living with HIV Infection (not AIDS), and withAIDS........".These tables list the cases of HIV and AIDS diagnosed in teens (ages 13-19)and their risk factors for infection. Remember that many adults diagnosedwith AIDS in their... Read more »

Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you... Read more »

Time to set safe sex straight! (COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET, 2011)

Dear Dr Bob, I am so thankful you are here but its time to set people like me straight! I have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Connecticut HIV/AIDS Advocates, Teenagers Call for Passage of Bill That Would Provide Grants for Comprehensive Sex Education

... HIV/AIDS advocates and teenagers from Healthy Teens Connecticut on Wednesday in Connecticut rallied at the state capitol and called Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Teen Sex Challenges Anti-AIDS Fight

...sex, Be faithful, and use Condoms. While a survey released this year by the Medical Research Council showed that 38 percent of teens ages 13-19 reported having had sex in 2008, just 31 percent of sexually active students said they regularly used... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Sex Education for HIV-Positive Teens

... Ugandan health officials are grappling with how to provide sex education to children and teens who have been HIV-positive since birth. "Some of them are in puberty stage and the desire, the sex desire is at its peak. Unfortunately this is Read more »
The Body

Innovative Video Game Helps Teach HIV-Positive Teens About Safer Sex

... Teaching teens who are living with HIV about sex is no easy task. But when it comes to subjects like making smart choices about sex and the Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

How do YOU do it?

Posted by livesinadream, 6 Replies
...Thought I would die, never have kids, never find love or happiness... Now I'm doing well. I'm mostly happy... don't dwell on HIV and honestly hardly think about it at all...Just living my life best I can... My question comes from disclosure. ... Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello, I'm new here. I'm 13years old and I'm HIV positive. I don't know alot of teens who have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets boring talking to my dad about all my teenage issues Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...Positive Action Foundation Philippines, Incorporated (PAFPI), is part of the hidden and growing number of people afflicted with HIV/AIDS. The Philippine AIDS Registry tallied a total of 2,499 HIV/AIDS cases since 1984, 67 percent of whom are... Read more »