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Hiv Symptoms 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 »

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 »

Scared College Bound Teen

This september i am going to be entering college, it is susposed to be a joyful time, but i have... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Agency Tackling Teen STD Problem

Data collected by the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (MHD) show a dramatic rise in syphilis and HIV/AIDS cases over the past two years in the city, especially among teenagers. In the first three months of 2005, 110 new syphilis cases were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Teens, Parents Talk About Sex Program

San Antonio district schools recently introduced an hour-long presentation by the Metropolitan Health District (MHD) that provides students with information about STDs, symptoms, and testing. MHD's presentation is abstinence-based, but goes beyond... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Health: Teens Teaching Teens About Safer Sex Is African Success Story

A new study shows that teens may be more receptive to adopting safe sexpractices if they learn them from slightly older teens. Sohail Agha,research associate professor of international health and development atTulane University's School of Public... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

The authors set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys... Read more »
Connect With Others

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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Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »

Help for HIV Women and Teens in maryland and DC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
www.diversitymd.com
Anyone who has a question or concern my check us out. Read more »

Looking for teens with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I'm looking for teens with HIV/AIDS. There is an event called SCHOOLFEST 2001 that will take place this year. I would like you to speak at this event. I need someone that has a story to tell. Someone that wants to fight against the spread of... Read more »