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How Common Is Hiv Spread Throughout A Teenager?

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...no signs of disease, or only mild-to-moderate symptoms Someone is said to have AIDS when he or she has a substantially-weakened immune system or develops certain opportunistic infections (OIs) common to AIDS How Is HIV Spread? HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen ("cum") and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body...
Ask the Experts

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...plpagued our nation since its foundation, and especially since the civil war. Once HIV gets a foothold in a community, it can spread silently unless it is recognized early. For this reason, in order to get ahead of this epidemic, all adults... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...estimates that there are now 40 million people living with HIV or AIDS worldwide. Most of them do not know they carry HIV and may be spreading the virus to others. In the U.S., approximately one million people have HIV or AIDS, and 40,000... Read more »

please help settle a bet Dr. Bob (ORIGIN OF AIDS,2009) (CONSPIRACY THEORIES, 2009)

Hello Dr. Bob,Hope you are doing well and I am a huge fan of the forum. my buddy and I are involved in an ongoing bet on whether the government is using HIV to perpetuate a biological warfare program. Dr., I already know that scientists use labs to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and voila! We now have a previously unknown retrovirus with the unique ability to destroy the human immune system and which is spread through humanity's favorite pastime! We've now uncovered HIV in plasma samples stored as far back as 1959 from a... Read more »

aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS)

did aids come from having sex with monkeys?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and voila! We now have a previously unknown retrovirus with the unique ability to destroy the human immune system and which is spread through humanity's favorite pastime! We've now uncovered HIV in plasma samples stored as far back as 1959 from a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Launches Media Campaign Aimed at Reducing Spread of HIV Among Teenagers, Young Adults

... Baltimore officials on Wednesday launched the city's first high-profile media campaign aimed at reducing the spread of HIV among teenagers and young adults by preventing risky sexual behavior, the Baltimore Sun reports. Baltimore Mayor Sheila Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Group Hosts Conference, Starts Database to Spread HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Black Teenagers

...Destiny -- a not-for-profit group in Fresno, Calif. -- this month is launching a new HIV/AIDS awareness campaign aimed at black teenagers, the Fresno Bee reports. For the campaign's launch on Feb. 28, the group plans to host a conference for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Inexpensive Prevention Methods Reduce Unintended Pregnancies, Spread of HIV Among Kenyan Teenagers, Study Says

... Inexpensive prevention methods can reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and curb the spread of HIV among teenagers in Kenya -- where teenage girls are seven times more likely to be HIV-positive than boys -- according Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: AIDS Spreading Six Times Faster Among Teenage Girls

...Alexandre Granjeiro, head of the Brazilian Health Ministry's division on sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS, said HIV/AIDS is spreading at an alarming rate among teenage girls -- the only category in which the epidemic's growth shows "a huge... Read more »
Connect With Others

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...commonly, by percutaneous inoculation of infectious blood or blood products. No evidence suggests transmission of AIDS by airborne spread. The failure to identify cases among friends, relatives, and co-workers of AIDS patients provides further... Read more »

Why does HIV continue to spread?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I saw a report on my local TV station that said that HIV continues to spread in American cities. Why aren't young people heeding the message and using condoms? Is unprotected sex worth a life time of Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...A Growing Concern by Susan Hunter Twenty-five years after doctors discovered the disease, the AIDS epidemic continues to spread, unchecked, even where we least expect it in our own backyard My friend Susan Howe, a 60-year-old preachers... Read more »

I married a HIV positive man

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I married an hiv + man he is the father of my 2 year old, I found out when I was 4 months pregnant that he was + for 10 years, I blacked everything Read more »