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Statistics On Hiv And Adolescents

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weight wasting being an adolescent hiv positive

My daughter is 17 and a year has passed since she began wasting weight. Now she weights 37 kg. We are from Argentina, Ive tried many psychological therapies with no result. My daughter is constantly depressed and deserts every treatment we start. Im...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The wasting is not a psychological symptom. In most people with HIV infection, it is a biological manifestation of caused by some of the chemicals released by the inflammatory response that the Read more »

Dif. between Pediatric and Adolescent AIDS

When is pediatric AIDS called adolescent AIDS and is there a big difference if someone was born... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Adolescence

...infection for any particular population are difficult to determine because of the ways the disease is tracked. For example, AIDS diagnoses may be reported while the number of HIV infections may not. Nevertheless, the estimates of HIV infection... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Programs for Adolescents With HIV-Positive Parents May Improve Teenagers' Health, Emotional Well-Being, Study Says

...Programs that help adolescents whose parents are HIV-positive cope with their parents' illness also may improve teenagers' health and emotional well-being, according to a study published in the August issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Adolescents

... Overview The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing concern. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Adolescents and Young Adults

... View PowerPoint View Macromedia Flash Slide 1 Proportion of HIV/AIDS Cases and Population Among Young Adults 13 to 19 Years of Age, by Race/Ethnicity, Diagnosed in 2006 -- 33 States PDF File Read more »
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Teens and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Looking for interactive education software on HIV/AIDS for teens ranging in age from 12 - 20. Read more »

Looking for teens with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I'm looking for teens with HIV/AIDS. There is an event called SCHOOLFEST 2001 that will take place this year. I would like you to speak at this event. I need someone Read more »

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 my teenage issues Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...residents of Northern Manhattan for more than 30 years. As an integral component of Ryan's health services for people living with HIV/AIDS is the Mental Health Program for Adults. They offer HIV/AIDS support and treatment with a Special Health... Read more »