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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Supposed to Make You Better but It Doesn't Really": HIV-Positive Youths' Perceptions of HIV Treatment

Worldwide, half of all new HIV infections occur among young people. In the current study, the authors investigated HIV-positive youths' perceptions of and experiences with antiretroviral treatment. The researchers employed a community-based,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lowering the Risk of Secondary HIV Transmission: Insights From HIV-Positive Youth and Health Care Providers

"Both perinatally and behaviorally infected HIV-positive youth engage in sexually risky behaviors, and a better understanding of the perceptions of these youth and of health care providers regarding disclosure of HIV status and risk reduction would... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Florida Program Aimed at HIV-Positive Youth Loses Funding

Treasure the Children , a program in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., that aims to empower HIV-positive young people and reduce stigma surrounding the disease is at risk because it is losing a large amount of funding, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Dr. Bob, its the youth group guy again!!!!

Hey Dr. Bob, I showed my youth director this site and he changed his attitudes about condoms. However, I am sooooo screwed. My gf, tested negative. I thought I was off the hook. Well, now I have these black dots surfin through my eyes. I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, you don't have HIV. No, you don't have CMV. No, the tingling in your back is not "further proof." No, the black dots surfing through your eye is not HIV-related. No, I don't know how to find HIV-positive girls on... Read more »

HIV infection among youth

Hi,I was wondering if you could help me with this question. I know that there are 40000 new HIV infections in the United States every year. Of these, do you know how many occur among people ages 13 to 24 (or some other youth category)?I need the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Ursula,Roughly half of the estimated 40,000 new HIV infections that occur in the U.S. annually are in young adults aged 13 to 24. For recent HIV/AIDS statistics for the U.S., check the CDC's Web site.You're welcome!Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV...Scared (PREGNANCY AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

Dr. Bob,My wife is preganant with our first child. She has had multiple preganancies before, even a few miscarriages. Her two initial HIV tests came out positive ELISA, indeterminate Western Blot. Her last test came out positive Western Blot. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Pregnancy can induce cross-reacting nonspecific antibodies that can lead to indeterminate or false-positive HIV-antibody test results. (See below.) If you are HIV negative and your wife has not had any HIV-exposure risk, there is really no way... Read more »

HIV positive child

what are the signs and symptoms of an HIV positive child?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The signs and symptoms in a chld would be quite similar to those in an adult with the development of opportunistic infections as the immune system weakens. A big difference is that HIV would affect the brain in a disproportionate manner and slow... Read more »
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Youth de Ambiente Program Coordinator San Jose

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Resources, Information and Services (ARIS)
Youth de Ambiente Program Coordinator

Full-time position working with gay, bisexual and transgender Latino youth in outreach and group settings. Develop and facilitate group activities and community... Read more »

Youth Questions and Answers

Posted by Anonymous
If you have questions about being HIV positive or would like some help go to our website www.diversitymd.com. We do have a teen program.

GOd Bless Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »