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HIV infection among youth

Hi,I was wondering if you could help me with this question. I know that there are 40000 new HIV infections in the United States every year. Of these, do you know how many occur among people ages 13 to 24 (or some other youth category)?I need the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Ursula,Roughly half of the estimated 40,000 new HIV infections that occur in the U.S. annually are in young adults aged 13 to 24. For recent HIV/AIDS statistics for the U.S., check the CDC's Read more »

diffrence between hiv infection and hiv 1/2 eia oositive and confimation negative

i was tested in september and was eia1/2 positive but confimatory westernBlot1 negative so am i... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...OIs continue to cause considerable morbidity and mortality for three primary reasons: 1) many patients are unaware of their HIV infection and seek medical care when an OI becomes the initial indicator of their disease; 2) certain patients are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...contribution of non-adherence and drug failure. AIDS 2000;14:2559-66. 51. Wolff AJ, O'Donnell AE. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Chest 2001;120:1888-93. 52. Kovacs JA, Hiemenz JW,... Read more »
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5% or More of Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents May Be Long-Term Nonprogressors, U.S. Study Suggests

... Van Dyke R, Patel K, Read J, et al, and the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study. ART among children with perinatally acquired HIV infection: temporal changes in ART and virologic and immunologic outcomes in the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Interim Recommendations -- HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 Influenza

...confirmed influenza A virus infection. Detailed recommendations on influenza diagnostic tests are available online . Persons with HIV infection should remain vigilant for the signs and symptoms of influenza, as outlined above. Persons with HIV... Read more »
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I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...in just a glimpse.... Be AWARE...No one is in EXEMPTION...YOU could be the NEXT...or worst...you are ONE OF US.... I am a teenage Filipino guy...the youngest among the young ADULTS (according to record) who is infected of HIV as of April... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...in just a glimpse.... Be AWARE...No one is in EXEMPTION...YOU could be the NEXT...or worst...you are ONE OF US.... I am a teenage Filipino guy...the youngest among the young ADULTS (according to record) who is infected of HIV as of April... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...people infected in the U.S. make our HIV population the tenth largest in the world. The nine countries with higher rates of HIV infection than the U.S. are all located in sub-Saharan Africa. From Manhattan to Madagascar, from Montana to Moscow,... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...proper laboratory testing. Patients with the syndrome may have fever, fatigue, rash, pharyngitis or other symptoms. Primary HIV infection should be considered in any patient with possible HIV exposure who presents with fever of unknown cause. The... Read more »