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How Many Children Are Diagnosed With Hiv Every Year

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AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

...children around the world living with HIV in 2007. Anyone age 13 or younger is counted as a child in US health statistics. In 1992, almost 1,000 children were infected in the US. By 2008, there were 182 new infections and 41 new diagnoses of AIDS. African-American newborns are much more likely to be infected than children of other races. Most children with HIV were born to mothers with HIV. Others got a transfusion of infected blood. In...
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searching for answers to child with HIV Newly diagnosed (PEDIATRIC HIV INFECTION INFORMATION, 2009))

I have a niece who is 12 yrs old she was just diagnosed with HIV.No one has explained everything in lay terms about her diagnoses. How do I answer her ?? about it and the tests that she will have (CD4 and Viral load).Disclosure etc.. Cannot find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation thinking about them. Regarding information on the Web, I would suggest you review the information at The articles on that site address many of your concerns.Give your niece a hug from me, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

Ref. My Questionable HIV Diagnosis

Dr. Frascino, your response to my presentation regarding my recent diagnosis which I had found confusing and I was going to seek a second opinion/testing, came to me as quite poignant. You proved to me that indeed you are well informed and educated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...begin with the section on HIV basics that can be easily accessed on The Body's homepage. It contains a chapter entitled "Just Diagnosed."Regarding international travel, there are only a very few countries that still have travel restrictions for... Read more »

Please read complete details of my recent HIV diagnosis

Interesting developments and I am truly mystified. I was diagnosed with HIV about a month ago. I called the young lady in early 2008 whom I thought must have infected me. I called her urging her to test for the virus, she did. She called me back and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...provided, but I'll try. Assuming you tested HIV-antibody positive with a confirmatory positive Western Blot last month ("I was diagnosed with HIV about a month ago . . ."), you have an elevated HIV plasma viral load (you repost you received... Read more »

children and late diagnosis

Myself and my 10 and 8 year old child have just been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. How is it possible for a child to have it since birth and show no major signs? Realistically what are the chances for our survival!
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School for many, many more years. There is a lot of good information on this web site for adults and children who have been newly diagnosed. For a good review on pediatric HIV therapy, you should take a look at the "Guidelines for the Use of... Read more »
The Body

From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

... We don't want to make light of what you're going through. Getting an HIV diagnosis may feel like the worst thing that has ever happened to you. BUT PAY ATTENTION TO THIS: There is life after testing positive. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Summary of Changes to the National HIV Surveillance Report

...States and 5 U.S. dependent areas. CDC funds state and territorial health departments to collect surveillance data on persons diagnosed with HIV infection; all personal identifiers are removed from these data before being transmitted to CDC via a... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

... Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns Read more »
The Body

From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

... From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis HIV/AIDS Advocates Offer Their Tips Click here to view our collection of tips from HIV-positive people. Read more »
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I'm just diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hi everyone, I'm 31 years old female from Indonesia, today, i just diagnosed as HIV+. I got it from my ex husband. Thank God, my 2,5 years old daughter is negative. I'm planning to re-marry in a short Read more »

recently diagnosed 70 year old with depression

Posted by davidgi, 7 Replies
...I was diagnosed pos. I am 70 year old with 4 children and four grandchildren. I got drunk 16 days ago and gave fellatio to a Thai lady boy. Read more »

My husband was just diagnosed

Posted by sadwife, 14 Replies
...My husband was diagnosed with AIDS about a month ago. We did not know what was wrong with him and after many doctors visits, a lung biopsy, and a trip Read more »

Advice Please - partner just diagnosed positive

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...person. He believes that he can't be close to anyone again and that even though he loves me he sees that as irrelevant now this diagnosis has been made. Personally I don't give a monkeys about his test result...he's still the same man that I... Read more »