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Hiv Symptoms And Effects In Teens

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Teen with Symptoms without being Sexually Active?

Thank you so much for taking the time to help us. You all really change lives. So I'm a sixteen year old male and have not been sexually exposed/active what-so-ever,but lately I've been experiencing many HIV-related symptoms. And I started...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Correction: HIV CAN NOT be transmitted sharing tooth brushes, french kissing (unless we are talking major rotting periodontal disease among both parties) or toilets. Open cuts also are not going to do it unless lots of blood shared in some sort of... Read more »

Pedi/Teen - HIV/HCV Treatment

My daughter is only 12 years old and was infected with HIV/HCV from my divorced drug abused father... 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... Read more »
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HIV News & Views: Condom Access -- Porn Stars Vs. Teens; High-Dose Flu Vaccine Recommended for HIV; HIV/Pregnancy Myths; and More

HIV News & Views, January 10, 2013 - TheBody.com January 10, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com News & Views Library Change/Update Subscription Blog Central HIV Treatment & Health Issues HIV News... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Risk Subgroups for Teens at Risk for HIV

Teens who engage in unsafe sex exhibit different patterns of behavior, with some subgroups at a significantly higher risk of HIV infection than others, results from a new study show. To determine whether it is possible to characterize different... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Program Shows Promise for Low-Income Teens

Community-level HIV prevention programs that incorporate more of a teenager's everyday life may strongly influence their decisions later, a new study revealed. Dr. Kathleen J. Sikkema and colleagues studied 12- to 17-year-olds living in 15... Read more »
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Help for HIV Women and Teens in maryland and DC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Anyone who has a question or concern my check us out. 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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Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection? Read more »

Teens in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am the new Director at a small AIDS Service Organization in a rural area and I want to hear from teens who live in simialr areas to find out what can be done to help teens hear HIV prevention messages. What do you need to be hearing from adults? ... Read more »