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How Many Teens Have Gotten Hiv From Sex

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...that is caused by a virus, and that their chances of getting HIV are very small. You don't have to discuss sex at this age however you can teach children that some body fluids carry infection and should not be exchanged. Preteens: Children 9 to 12 years old think a lot about their bodies. Tell them now how HIV is spread. Since HIV is commonly spread by sexual contact, now is the time to give your children correct information about sex....
Ask the Experts

Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for kids in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Cyber-Worried-Gal,Thank you. As I have frequently said, if we all just did our part, we could stop AIDS cold in its tracks! Even though HIV/AIDS remains 100% fatal, it is also 100% preventable! I find it unfortunate that so many Read more »

Question #1: Statistics on Teens Living with AIDSQuestion #2: Female to Male?

Please tell me the current percentage or number of teens in the U.S. who are living with HIV/AIDS. What is the percentage of teens who were infected with HIV through hetersexual sex, homosexual sex and IV drug use. Any information would be helpful....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Reported To be Living with HIV Infection (not AIDS), and withAIDS........".These tables list the cases of HIV and AIDS diagnosed in teens (ages 13-19)and their risk factors for infection. Remember that many adults diagnosedwith AIDS in their... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... Read more »

Thank you for being here

Dear Bob, I don't expect a reply to this email, I just wanted to take a moment to say how wonderful it is that you take the time to answer all the questions posed to you no matter how hmm..umm..unfounded the fears behind them seem to be. I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about HIV! Half of all new HIV infections in the United States occur in young adults aged 13 to 24! If more parents encouraged HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention for their teenaged kids, that number would plummet. HIV is a completely preventable... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Teen Sex Challenges Anti-AIDS Fight

...unable to 'choose' safe sex or to access contraception," said Rebecca Hodes, deputy director of the University of Cape Town's AIDS and Society Research Unit. Botha Swarts, spokesperson for the state-funded group Lovelife, said, "Seventy percent... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Connecticut HIV/AIDS Advocates, Teenagers Call for Passage of Bill That Would Provide Grants for Comprehensive Sex Education

... HIV/AIDS advocates and teenagers from Healthy Teens Connecticut on Wednesday in Connecticut rallied at the state capitol and called on lawmakers to pass a bill that would provide Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Sex Education for HIV-Positive Teens

... Ugandan health officials are grappling with how to provide sex education to children and teens who have been HIV-positive since birth. "Some of them are in puberty stage and the desire, the sex desire is at its peak. Unfortunately this is Read more »
The Body

Innovative Video Game Helps Teach HIV-Positive Teens About Safer Sex

... Teaching teens who are living with HIV about sex is no easy task. But when it comes to subjects like making smart choices about sex and the Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

How do YOU do it?

Posted by livesinadream, 6 Replies
...Thought I would die, never have kids, never find love or happiness... Now I'm doing well. I'm mostly happy... don't dwell on HIV and honestly hardly think about it at all...Just living my life best I can... My question comes from disclosure. ... Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello, I'm new here. I'm 13years old and I'm HIV positive. I don't know alot of teens who have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets boring talking to my dad about all my teenage issues Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...Positive Action Foundation Philippines, Incorporated (PAFPI), is part of the hidden and growing number of people afflicted with HIV/AIDS. The Philippine AIDS Registry tallied a total of 2,499 HIV/AIDS cases since 1984, 67 percent of whom are... Read more »