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New Teenage Girl And Hiv Infection

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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HOW MANY TEENAGERS ARE INFECTED?

DOING RESEARCH PAPER ON HIV/AIDS AND WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW MANY TEENAGERS ACTUALLY HAVE HIV/AIDS?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your question is complicated for several reasons, but it is an important one, so I will do my best to answer it.First of all (and this might be helpful for your paper), how do you define "teenager"? There are many definitions for that... Read more »

scared girl with question that probably applies to many many teenagers or young adults...help please!!!

Dear Doctor Bob,I recently wrote you, but I still have not received an answer, which is totally understandable considering all of the letters you receive. However, I kind of just decided to go with the two is better than one thing, and write you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared Girl,Your risks are no different than any other sexually active person's. If you had unprotected sex, you've placed yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV. You cannot rely on what a potential sex partner tells you regarding... Read more »

Magnetic girl / girl couple

Hello DR Frascino,Thank you for all the time you put into this website. I am a lesbian who recently met a girl who is HIV positive. I am negative and would like to stay that way. (Like you and Steve) We are about to move towards a more sexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Rhianna,Cool name!Scenarios too graphic and/or too offensive for me or this forum? Nah. I think that may be almost impossible. Just check the archives and you'll see what I mean!To specifically address your questions:1.No risk, assuming no... Read more »

16 year old Teenager and Confuse

Dear Richard;My boyfriend told me he is HIV positive and I decided to stay with him because I love him very much. I am 16 and he is 24. I am a top an he is a bottom. We planning on having sex sometime in the future but we do have oral sex. he...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. I can only imagine how confusing this situation must be for you. First, you should be aware that depending on the laws in your state, having sex with your boyfriend could get your boyfriend in trouble with the law.... Read more »
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Could I have infected my girl??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HI All.
About 5 1/2 months ago I received unprotected oral sex from an hiv unknown. I waited patiently patiently and tested negative for hiv at both 4 weeks and 19 weeks. SIGH of RELIEF. Before the 19 week test I cam down with what I think was a... Read more »

Telling my teenager

Posted by pecanqtee, 4 Replies
I have been living with HIV for almost 3 years. The only people who know my status are my mother, her husband, my aunt, my best friend, and my partner. I am the mother of a wonderful 15 year old son and sister to a fantastic younger brother. I... Read more »

Newly diagnosed girl is pushing me away.

Posted by LUVmyHIVposGIRL, 10 Replies
Greetings,

First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the... Read more »

first time Protected Sex with call-girl... anxiety

Posted by gravy312, 6 Replies
This past weekend I had protected sex with a call-girl. It was the first time I have ever done something like that. In my dumb, drunk mind I thought it would be exciting. Since I had sex with her I have been nothing but anxious and scared that I... Read more »