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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 The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it is important that all families have this discussion. Statistics from
Ask the Experts

CAN WE ASSUME CHILDRENS ARE HIV NEGATIVE

MY CLOSEST FRIEND DIAGANOSED HIV POSITIVE,DUE TO SOCIAL STIGMA, WE ONLY KNOWS THE FACT (NOT CONFIRMED BY ANTOHER CHECK-UP)HE HAS FOUR CHILDRENS, FIRST TWO ARE MARRIED GIRLS. ONE TWENTY THREE YEARS OLD, HAVING ONE CHILD, 2 YEARS OLD. THE OTHER GIRL...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(or 10 for that matter); if your friend's wife is HIV negative, it's impossible for her to have transmitted the virus to their children. So, it is safe to assume that they are HIV negative.In our country (US), the government recommends testing... 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
...infections) or unusual infections. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is one of the more common opportunistic infections in infants/children. On physical exam, swollen lymph nodes and enlargement of the liver and spleen are fairly common. Because... 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
...HIV antibodies were tested for in 6 of these 7 children; all were negative. All 14 children are healthy and free from clinical signs of HIV infection. We conclude that the overall risk of perinatal HIV transmission in haemophilic families should... Read more »

treatment of infant aids

Is repeated (monthly )blood transfusion a treatment for an infant w AIDS or HIV symptoms.A child has preseted w several opportunistic infections including swollen lymph nodes and low white blood cell count is this symptomatic of rapid aids? Is blood...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...infected with HIV.Having a low WBC count and opportunistic infections is suggestive of rapid disease (as often occurs among children infected with HIV); the question about an AIDS diagnosis depends on the CD4 count and the type of infection. If... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Children? How Are Children Different? Research on Children Treatment for Children Children and Adherence The Bottom Line Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Most new drugs have been tested by comparing them to zidovudine. "Early treatment" with zidovudine was tested in people with no symptoms of HIV disease. The study showed no benefit to taking zidovudine. But zidovudine is used as part of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

...outer layer of bone has nerves and a network of small blood vessels. Old bone is removed and new bone is added all the time. In children and young adults, more bone is added than is removed. Our bones get larger, heavier and stronger. After age... Read more »
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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 »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...rights. This was slammed by the Catholic Church, which claimed that exposing students to vulgar terms and languages is a form of child abuse. The Catholic prelates insist that its the sole right and responsibility of parents to teach sex... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...child abuse. The Catholic prelates insist that its the sole right and responsibility of parents to teach sex education to their children. While Luigi is against the Catholic Chuchs stand opposing sex education, he is one with them in saying... Read more »

PLEASE TELL ME I AM NOT DOOMED

Posted by youngandhopeful, 5 Replies
...the results. I always seemed healthy, and my exposure was years ago so i dont even remember if i had experienced any of the HIV symptoms because i may have pushed them aside as something else. I didnt know how high the risk was until now.... Read more »