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Signs And Symptoms In Small Children With Hiv

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...Children: Children 5 to 8 years old are just learning about health, sickness, death, and sex. They can understand that HIV is a serious health problem 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....
Ask the Experts


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
...TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jul 2, 2007is there a way hiv can develop through a hiv-negative person's vaginal fluid on a hiv-negative's small cut(ripped hang nail) through clothed mutual masturbation?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Here we go again! I... Read more »

Observations about casual transmission.

Not to beat a dead horse but some observations about the discussion of the public's concerns about "casual" HIV transmission that started when you suggested the young children of an HIV positive father and HIV (so far) negative mother get tested for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...never been documented to my knowledge). Hopefully that more clearly explains my suggestion to test the children. A simple 20-minute rapid test would give a definitive result and remove even the shadow of doubt as to whether any of the children... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a high risk mainly to the receptive partner, because the lining of the anus and rectum is extremely thin and is filled with small blood vessels that can be easily injured during intercourse. Unprotected oral sex with someone who has HIV. There... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person using it had spit into it and had blood in their mouth is there more of a risk? Even though it wasn't used for at least 20 minutes? Also, I have a small rash, which my parent think is a heat rash, and a sore throat and a few bumps on my... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: AIDS Kills One Child Every 20 Minutes, Says UN Children's Agency

... In Zimbabwe, one child dies of AIDS and another is orphaned every 20 minutes; three infants are infected with HIV every hour, primarily from their mothers; and one in eight children will die before the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Kills Zimbabwe Child Every 15 Minutes -- UNICEF

...In Zimbabwe, AIDS is killing a child every 15 minutes, and international donors must respond to the country's epidemic with the same intensity they have fought for democracy, UNICEF Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Tears in Placenta Likely Associated With Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, Study Says

... Small tears in the placenta of HIV-positive pregnant women might allow the virus to pass from the woman's blood to the infant during Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Children With HIV/AIDS Face Disadvantages, Receive Little Attention, Advances in Treatment

...made into pediatric formulas, do not come in syrup form and have few dosing guidelines, according to the Globe and Mail . "Kids are not on the radar screen; they're not even thought of," Richard Marlink, scientific director for treatment and... Read more »
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We need more awareness of PML

Posted by corkeesdad Images | Videos Cell phones use report code: @6193302 Report A grieving Central Florida Father and Grandfather of four small children, begins his own personal quest to raise," Worldwide Awareness of PML", a very rare viral disease that... Read more »

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...I really need some direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. Read more »

I'm + but I want children of my own

Posted by stillhere, 3 Replies would be like if I followed through with my curiosities and sure enough here I am......HIV+ and wishing I would have had kids before all this, well I can't change my past but I can create my future. I am still attracted to women but have... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...components. Today, because of blood screening and heat treatment, the risk of getting HIV from such transfusions is extremely small. Contaminated needles HIV is frequently spread among injection drug users by the sharing of needles or syringes... Read more »