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Hiv Percentage In Teens Because Of Sex

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Percentage of Teens Who Report Having Had Sex Remains Stable at About 50%, Condom Use Increases, CDC Survey Says

The percentage of U.S. teenagers in grades nine through 12 who reported having had sex remained stable between 2001 and 2003 at 45.6% and 46.7%, respectively, according to the CDC 's 2003 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey, which was published... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Effects of Sex Education, AIDS Awareness on Teen Sex, Birth Rate

The New York Times on Tuesday examined the debate over which educational factors may be responsible for a decline in teenage birth rate and the number of teens who have had sex. The CDC last week released its annual birth statistics data, which... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Teens With More Exposure to TV Sexual Content Twice as Likely to Have Sex as Those With Less Exposure, Survey Shows

Teenagers who are exposed to a large amount of sexual content on television programs are twice as likely to have sexual intercourse as teenagers who have less exposure to such programs, according to a RAND survey published in the September issue of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Percentage of documented cases of transmission through oral sex?

Due to the ambiguity concerning the risk factors of oral sex among gay men, I wondered if you had any hard-core data on the number of documented cases in which oral sex was the only possible mode of transmission? Is there a significant decrease in...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for posting your questions. I'll answer them one at a time."Due to the ambiguity concerning the risk factors of oral sex among gay men,I wondered if you had any hard-core data on the number of documented casesin which oral... Read more »

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

+ TEENS HAVING SEX!!!

Dear Dr. Bob, I just read on the news (we have more or less real news here, no Fox5) that American HIV-positive teens have over the last five years doubled their sexual partners, increased their IV-use by 33% and even have unprotected sex, BECAUSE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello L,I'm not exactly sure where "here" is, but consider yourself lucky Fox propaganda hasn't yet started polluting your airways. I absolutely agree the state of sex education in the US is scandalous, very dangerous and getting... Read more »

What percentage are "immune" to HIV infection?

My husband of 9 years was just diagnosed and has a cd4 54 and viral load of about 1 million. Somehow I am negative. We've always had an active sex life, every kind of sex, almost everyday for 9 years. Even shortly after our kids were born...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Thanks for writing in. No one is immune to HIV. However, as you can see from your own experience, HIV is not transmitted during each act of sexual intercourse. Also, the type of sexual act increases or decreases the likelihood of... Read more »
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HIV Chatroom for Teens

Posted by Anonymous
LivingPos18to24 is an aol online chatroom for any 18-24 yrs. old HIV+ to join in on discussions about HIV, sex, STDs,social, political or any other issues. The room facilitated from 3-5 Mon.-Fri. and IMs are welcome. Questions can be addressed to... 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 that always end up... Read more »

Teens 17,or 18 WORRIED MUCH!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
IS THERE ANY TEENS IN HERE DEALING WITH HIV/AIDS, BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16-18 IM 17 AND AM VERY WORRIED I HAVE IT BECAUSE OF AN EXPOSER I HAD THANK YOU ALL!

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calling all positive teens

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey guys! Hope you all are doing well. I am trying to put together a presentation geared toward HIV positive adolescents. For those of you who are living positive, I was wondering what sorts of topics would YOU find useful? I tend to get caught up... Read more »