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How Many Teens Have Gotten Hiv From Sex

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Teen Sex Challenges Anti-AIDS Fight

Official figures show some 13.7 percent of pregnant teenage girls are HIV-positive in South Africa, highlighting the challenge health officials face in lowering risky behaviors and infections among youths. The foundation of the government's HIV... 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 »

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 risks of passing HIV on to others, the consequences of not getting through can be huge. So how do you make... Read more »
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Can Hep C be gotten thru taking reputable blood labs monitoring my HIV stuff?

"Finally, sexual transmission of hepatitis C can occur although it is not common. Safe sex would mean use of barrier protection, like a condom. You can't get hepatitis C from kissing. However, you should avoid sharing razors or...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No, I would stress that hepatitis C is not spread by having your blood drawn.Dr. McGovern... Read more »

Do you thinkI could've gotten HIV or STDs?

Around early July, I had protected sex with prostitute. I had a condom and I inserted my penis into her vagina, but I didn't ejaculated because I didn't feel right having sex with her. It only lasted for about 4-5 minutes tops. I lied to...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,In terms of HIV, it sounds like you didn't have any risk. Using a condom (as long as it didn't break) will keep infectious body fluids from being passed from person to person. This is a good thing, as it helps... Read more »

HPV & HIV Co-infection? Could I have gotten one without the other?

Dear Dr. DezubeMy possible expsoure was at the end of June 2000, vaginal sex with a message parlor girl from Asia. No condom, we used latex grove instead. Blood was found on the "condom" after I pulled it out. She explained she was having...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Dear Dan,Given that you have genital warts, you most likely did indeed pick up an HPV infection. Many patients infected with HPV will clear the infection completely, thanks to their own immune system. If your HIV tests are negative at 7 months,... Read more »

Got Chlamydia, could I have gotten HIV too?

Dear Dr. Robert,I am a Greek 30 year old not-virgin-anymore, and I am scared. Two weeks ago I had sex (for the first time) with a high-class escort (those ladies who do a lot of stuff for a lot of money). We had protected sex, I didn't...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk, even with the possible (but not confirmed) chlamydia infection, remains exceedingly low. Some STDs, like chlamydia, for instance, are much, much easier to acquire than HIV. It is true that having chlamydia could attract... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

I try my best not to get upset anymore, because I won't allow my this illness to take control of my life. I truly uderstand you, Thank God you're negative as of now. Unfortunately for me I wasn't, and I was always the faithful "good girl" type, so... Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
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 that always end up... Read more »

Could I have gotten . . .?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, I'm not sure who to ask this question to, but I have been sitting
at home crying about my situation for the past day. Therefore, I feel like
I should ask somebody. Last Thursday night, I went to a concert. My friend
and I ran into a guy at a... Read more »

could I have gotten aids from this

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was out of town on business and one evening and had a few drinks, and I stopped into an adult bookstore. I was looking at all the video titles and began to get an erection. So I got a pocket full of tokens and went back into the video booth area.... Read more »