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What Are The Effect Of Hiv On Teenager

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re: Quick Q&A Sex Ed Teacher

If HIV were tranmitted that easily, it would have wiped me out for sure when I was a high school freshman. Side note: that's when I got my EMT certification, and HIV wasn't even mensioned in that back then! Sex Ed? That happened rather suddenly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. It's difficult to tease out the effect of one single variable on the rate of teenage pregnancy.2. Not sure what you're looking for here. Sharing needles is extremely Read more »


Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »

hiv meds and acne

dear doctor, i've been hiv pos since 2002 and hcv pos since 2004. in april 2008 i started hiv... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of an HIV/STD Risk-Reduction Intervention for Adolescents When Implemented by Community-Based Organizations: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

... The current study evaluates the effectiveness of an HIV/STD risk-reduction intervention when implemented by community-based organizations (CBOs). The cluster-randomized Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: School-Based Program Effective in Lowering Teens' HIV Risk

...A high school-based educational program led by teachers has longer-lasting effects in preventing risky sexual behavior than a program led by peers, according to a study in the March issue of Health Psychology Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...down the immune system in most people to the point that they develop more serious infections Many people take powerful and effective combinations of medicines to fight the virus, however there is no cure for HIV What Is AIDS? AIDS stands... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Level Testing

...patient's blood to check the levels of a medication they are taking. Drug levels that are too high sometimes cause serious side effects. Levels that are too low might allow HIV to multiply and develop resistance. Testing drug levels is also... Read more »
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HIV chat rooms?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Does anyone know of any chatrooms for teens/young adults with HIV? Any other resources? Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...positive," a user wrote. "We come from an upper-middle-class background. I look at the way AIDS has become a disease that effects all. Just as we have an obligation to support countries that are victims of genocide, so should we support... Read more »