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Symptoms Of Hiv In Young Children

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents Introduction The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself Related Info Sheets by The Well Project Introduction HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discusswith their children. However it is important that all families have thisdiscussion. There are many reasons you may want to discuss HIV and AIDS withyour children: you...
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Young children and HIV

Do you know of anyone doing research on medications for young children? My 3 year old is finally doing well with viral at 7070 and cd4 at 1318 (viral load was in hundreds of millions at birth thanks to his biologic mother). However, he is taking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Clinical trials in HIV-positive infants and children have certainly lagged behind that of adults. There are some obvious reasons for this, including the sheer logistical difficulties associated with trying to enroll a statistically significant... Read more »

AIDS education for young children

How would you approach educating young children about AIDS?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.There is no simple answer to this question. However you can take thefollowing into consideration when talking to a child about AIDS. If a child asks you a question about AIDS, answer it! Children arealready hearing... Read more »

AIDS/HIV symptoms in infants and children

What are some of the symptoms of AIDS/HIV in infants and children ?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Some of the more common symptoms include fevers, thrush, failure-to-thrive, diarrhea, developmental or neurological problems, skin problems (seborrheic dermatitis) and frequent usual (ear infections) or unusual infections. Pneumocystis carinii... Read more »

Donations continue. symptoms also.

I always keep on donate, is a commitment of mine.(08P09203BX376362E)Sorry about that, is that I have a young child who depends on me.Doctor Bob, I confess to you that is hard to forget it. Since anxiety and fear is great, I CMIA two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Welcome back to the forum. I'm sorry to see you are still struggling with anxiety. I have indeed read all the questions you have submitted in the interim. I did not reply, as I was hoping that with the passage of time your irrational... Read more »
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Young Mother of divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Wow, I just read all the posts and I am sorry about all the problems that have arised. I did not mean to stir people so much. What I was looking for was a way to educate myself other than the internet and chat rooms so I could feel comfortable, for... Read more »

Scared Young Girl...Here is my situation....please

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am having my first HIV test in a few days. Even though I tend to overly stress myself out, I am extremely worried that I may have HIV. About two years ago, I had unprotected anal sex with a man who's status I do not know. After the encounter, i... Read more »

Young and stupid

Posted by comix, 4 Replies
I'm going in for an HIV test in a couple of weeks, and I'm getting a little nervous.

My last boyfriend wasn't as honest as he said he was, but he has always assured me that he has been tested on a regular basis and that he is clear of all STIs and... Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Please, I need answers today. First I had a rash (shoulders to stomach that did not itch), 2 weeks later I had the worse case of strep throat in my life (heavy fever/sweat through sheets), I proceed to get this 3 weeks later and then 3 weeks after... Read more »