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Teen Pregnancy With Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese City to Teach Sex Education in Kindergarten, Other Schools to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, HIV

Officials from the Chinese city of Guangzhou are launching new sex education programs in the city's kindergartens, primary and middle schools to prevent teen pregnancy and the spread of HIV, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports (AFP/ Yahoo! News , 7/19). The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guam: HHS Grant to Boost DOE's Work Against Teen Pregnancies, HIV and STDs

The US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has recently awarded the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) a grant of $416,667. The grant will further strengthen GDOE's endeavors to educate teenagers about the spread of HIV and sexually... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Nonprofit Educates About HIV, Teen Pregnancy Risks

The Red Ribbon Project, a nonprofit organization of Colorado's Eagle County, empowers the community to reduce HIV/AIDS, teen pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections. Red Ribbon has built meaningful relationships with health agencies,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

+ TEENS HAVING SEX!!!

Dear Dr. Bob, I just read on the news (we have more or less real news here, no Fox5) that American HIV-positive teens have over the last five years doubled their sexual partners, increased their IV-use by 33% and even have unprotected sex, BECAUSE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello L,I'm not exactly sure where "here" is, but consider yourself lucky Fox propaganda hasn't yet started polluting your airways. I absolutely agree the state of sex education in the US is scandalous, very dangerous and getting... Read more »

HIV and Pregnancy (ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION, 2010) (PREGNANCY, POSITIVE FEMALE AND NEGATIVE MALE, 2010)

I am an HIV Positive Female my Husband is Negative, i am on medication since last two years my regime are ( Nevrapine, zidovidine, lamividine)planning for a baby what can be a safe methods, so can be a pregnant and my Husband will remain HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, it is certainly possible to have a safe pregnancy. There are really two issues to consider:1. Not putting your husband at risk for HIV. This is best accomplished by artificial insemination. (See below.)2. Preventing mother-to-child HIV... Read more »

pregnancy and inconclusive HIV WB test (PREGNANCY) (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT, 2008)

Hi - I've read through this forum: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/safesex/Current/Q196044.html and didn't quite seem to find my answer. I am currently 14 weeks pregnant with my second child (Ive had miscarriages before and after my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A reactive ELISA ("positive") plus an indeterminate Western Blot are considered an "indeterminate" HIV screening test. This is not uncommon in women who are or who have been pregnant. (See below.)I think you are confused... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 that always end up... Read more »