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Information On Teens With Hiv

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it is important that all
Ask the Experts

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
...the Internet. Go to the following website:http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/stats/hasrlink.htmThis will take you to the CDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report. This report isupdated roughly every 6 months. For statistics involving teenagers, and... Read more »

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
...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 folks are... 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
...on 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. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... 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
...Hi,And here we go again! You're wondering if two people who are HIV/STD negative can give each other an STD or HIV just because they have unprotected anal sex. That is a QTND with an ATNC. (See Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Youth in Nigeria at Increased Risk of HIV Because of Inadequate Information, Counseling, UNPF Adviser Says

... Youth in Nigeria are at an increased risk of HIV/AIDS because of a lack of information and counseling services, Aderonke Sodeinde, an HIV prevention adviser at the United Nations Read more »
PositiveWords

Disclosure: Being Out as an HIV-Positive Teen

... Young people between the ages of 13-24 are the fastest growing group of individuals newly diagnosed with HIV in the U.S. Half of all new HIV infections occur among people under 25. In fact, every hour, two Americans under age 25 are... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Resources: HIV/AIDS Education Videos

...Comes with 25 coloring books. Channing L. Bete Company, Inc. (800) 628-7733. Health Choices 1995. Teens inform others about HIV/AIDS. National Association for Affected Families (805) 496-5306. Smart Sex: How to Protect Yourself in the Age... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Free HIV Seminar Planned Tuesday in South Rome

...seminar Tuesday in Rome will target the parents of middle and high school students with information to help the teens avoid HIV. "What's frightening is that the rate of teenage pregnancy is on the rise, which tells me there is more unprotected... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 Read more »

Living with HIV? Get your story published!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Teen Voices, the magazine written by and for teenage girls, is currently planning on running a feature on HIV. If you are a teen girl with HIV or know of one who would be interested in writing, we'd love to hear your (or her) story on Read more »

Teens in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am the new Director at a small AIDS Service Organization in a rural area and I want to hear from teens who live in simialr areas to find out what can be done to help teens hear HIV prevention messages. What do you need to be hearing Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...Job title: HIV Clinical Care Coordinator Job Site: Ryan Center Organization Brief overview: The Ryan Center is an independent not-for-profit Read more »