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Vaginal Health In Teens

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...contact with a person infected with gonorrhea. Who is at risk for gonorrhea? Any sexually active person can be infected with gonorrhea. In the United States, the highest reported rates of infection are among sexually active teenagers, young adults, and African Americans. What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? Some men with gonorrhea may have no symptoms at all. However, some men have signs or symptoms that appear two to...
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Combivir/Hepatitis B

I've not been able to find a direct answer to my question.To begin, I was prescribed PEP by a physician (not my primary) after having unprotected (insertive) vaginal sex with a sex worker who is known to inject drugs. Whether or not the act warrants...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question. The flare-ups of hepatitis B are a concern -often no easy anwer. Determining whether you should be on hep B treatment would be helpful to help with the decision about which HIV treatment to use. When a px has hepatitis B often Truvada... Read more »

ARE WE SENDING OUT THE RIGHT MESSAGES?

First let me explain the reason why I have sent this message. I am a male (gay) living with HIV and have been for over 20 years. It as always been my principle and value to practice what I preach. In other words safer/safe sex is a must for all. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...describes the shift in thinking this way: "Previous evaluations indicate that the most positive results come from high intensity youth development programs that provide a range of services in addition to comprehensive sex education, such as after... Read more »

Gross but true

Hi doctor, I'm 18 and my girl friend is 17, anyway somehow I got a good amount of my girlfriends blood in my mouth while i was giver her a hickey (I Know that is a little to much info) but anyway, no one in my girl friends family has had aids and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV in the U.S. became infected when they were teenagers. Statistics show that by the 12th grade, about 60 percent of American youth are sexually active, and two-thirds of STIs affect people under age 25. Many young people also use drugs and... Read more »

can you get hiv if (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if 3 male virgins all HIV negative have anal sex multiple times could they get HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected with HIV every hour of every day, and many of the people now living with HIV in the U.S. became infected when they were teenagers. Statistics show that by the 12th grade, about 60 percent of American youth are sexually active, and... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teens and Sex Education at the Doctor's Office

...first visit with the gynecologist not only to receive the Gardasil human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine but also to bolster the youths' sexual health awareness. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends girls first... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way that you periodically check your cholesterol... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Forty-two percent of MTF in a recent meta-analysis reported participation in commercial sex work, as did 59% of transgender youth in another study. Many MTF find that sex work offers a sense of social connection with other transgender persons,... Read more »
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Vaginal secression pimple. Help

Posted by Scaredozzie, 1 Reply
...vagina against my pennis briefly. I also had a broken pimple in my pubic area which I am almost sure came into contact with her vaginal fluids briefly. Please tell me if I am at risk of contracting anything as I am frightened and can't tell my... Read more »

Hiv and Pregnant

Posted by mntwana, 4 Replies
...my baby i do know about nevarapine but not sure how accurate it is, and how can i get rid of these yellowish discharge on my vagina i was taking antibiotics(erythmonycin) but seems like they are not working. Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...risk groups in the US include intravenous drug users, gay men or people who have had sex with gay men, blacks, hispanics, and teenagers, in that order of risk. Using Freedom Lube greatly reduces the risk of contracting HIV. There are other ways... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »