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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Clinic Sees More Teens

On the heels of recent CDC figures showing a worrisome jump in new HIV cases among young men who have sex with men (MSM), the medical director of a Watts-area clinic confirmed the increase on the ground. In the last 15 months, the OASIS Clinic at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1,321 Teens Are Treated in Ulster Sex Clinics

In the past year, 1,321 teens contacted sex health clinics in Northern Ireland after contracting STDs, official figures show. Of the teens who made initial contact with Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) clinics, 81 girls and 19 boys were age 15, while... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Teen Outreach Mobile Clinic Helps Youth Find a Permanent Medical Home

Family Health Centers of San Diego provides outreach to homeless, runaway, and at-risk youths in central San Diego. Fourteen years ago, FHCSD launched its Teen Outreach Mobile Clinic, which offers individuals ages 12-24 HIV/STI screening and ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Teen HIV+ and dating

A young friend of mine is 17 and is HIV+. He has been HIV+ his entire life. Dating is just an overwhelming, dreadful topic for him to try to tackle. He frequently asks my advice on how to go about dating. How to deal with the HIV+ issue. He...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Most hospitals and clinics that have any significant number of HIV+ adolescents in treatment are likely to also have some sort of counseling available to help them adjust and deal with the problems of being a teenager complicated by being HIV+.... Read more »

Pedi/Teen - HIV/HCV Treatment

My daughter is only 12 years old and was infected with HIV/HCV from my divorced drug abused father of mine during a weekend sleep over. Long and sad story but I need to move on and help her through this. All her COD, % and load are excellent and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I suspect her prognosis will be very good because there are so many excellent HIV medications; furthermore as you suggest - new medications for HCV are in the works - many new agents are in development such as the protease inhibitors and the... Read more »

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

3 HIV Elisa test + 1 inconclusive WB 1 negative WB(same clinic) 4 rapid test - (2 different clinics)

Dr BobThis all started back in july of 08 when i got my first + elisa and a inconclusive on the WB, I was retested a week later at the same place elisa + WB NEG. Had a uni-gold test done that day as well was neg. March of this yesr had another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You and your wife are definitively HIV negative. Your positive ELISA tests are false positives as demonstrated by your subsequent negative HIV tests, including a Western Blot. There are a number of potential causes for false-positive ELISA tests.... Read more »
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HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
Job title: HIV Clinical Care Coordinator
Job Site: Ryan Center

Organization Brief overview:

The Ryan Center is an independent not-for-profit community health center serving the health care needs of residents of Northern Manhattan for more than 30... Read more »

Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »

Help for HIV Women and Teens in maryland and DC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
www.diversitymd.com
Anyone who has a question or concern my check us out. 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 that has a story to tell. Someone that wants to fight against the spread of... Read more »