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Teens And Hiv And Protected Sex

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms) Re-using and sharing needles (for drug use, piercing, and tattooing) Mother-to-child (during pregnancy, delivery, or from infected breast milk) How Can HIV Be Prevented? One of the most...
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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disturb.I received a blowjob from a guy who after told me that he was HIV positive. I in the same night a few hours before had protected sex with a condom with a HIV -ve person. I did not notice any lesions, cuts or sores on my penis.I came into... Read more »

Time to set safe sex straight! (COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET, 2011)

Dear Dr Bob, I am so thankful you are here but its time to set people like me straight! I have just had oral sex with an unknown individual at a bathhouse.I have had similar scares before but very lucky! Why I keep putting myself through this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disturb.I received a blowjob from a guy who after told me that he was HIV positive. I in the same night a few hours before had protected sex with a condom with a HIV -ve person. I did not notice any lesions, cuts or sores on my penis.I came into... Read more »

Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...enhanced. So what if you had sex with this dude and he didn't tell you his status? Would you be at any less risk for acquiring HIV right now if you didn't know? Of course not. That's why you must always remember Dr. Bob's Two Cardinal... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disturb.I received a blowjob from a guy who after told me that he was HIV positive. I in the same night a few hours before had protected sex with a condom with a HIV -ve person. I did not notice any lesions, cuts or sores on my penis.I came into... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Teen Sex Challenges Anti-AIDS Fight

...five had been pregnant or gotten someone pregnant. "Sexual coercion is very common, and girls are often unable to 'choose' safe sex or to access contraception," said Rebecca Hodes, deputy director of the University of Cape Town's AIDS and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian Premier Urges Safe Sex for Youth on AIDS Day

...Launching a national convention marking World AIDS Day today, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged youths to learn about safe sex and HIV/AIDS in a bid to prevent losing control of the epidemic. "You should comprehend the need to educate... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Teens Seek Ways to Reduce Rising HIV Rates

...on their seatbelts -- and when I say seatbelts, I mean condoms. There needs to be more distribution of condoms and classes on safe sex period." The United States has come under criticism for requiring an abstinence-only approach that does not... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...pretty much guaranteed that other people have worried about the same thing. In fact, TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forum on safe sex and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you... Read more »
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scared lost confuse and depress..

Posted by forgive76, 1 Reply
...do im a father of 3 have 9yr 7yr and 11 months just the thought that could of give it to them kills me im only 32 yes i had unprotected sex but that was in my teen years i did use protection about 80% time so what do a grow man do i dont know how... Read more »

How do YOU do it?

Posted by livesinadream, 6 Replies
...Thought I would die, never have kids, never find love or happiness... Now I'm doing well. I'm mostly happy... don't dwell on HIV and honestly hardly think about it at all...Just living my life best I can... My question comes from disclosure. ... Read more »

life

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...been asked to have sex many times, but as a teen with the HIV virus I must say no. I want to tell everyone out there to have protected sex. Don't put anyone at risk, it's not a game!! This disease is deadly and no one deserves to have it. ... Read more »

hiv stories

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...AVERT.ORGAVERT is an international AIDS charity avert.org - bringing you information on HIV & AIDShome about AVERT donate here contact us help & advice site guide Africa Countries & Regions Education Gay & Lesbian Read more »