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What Are The Symptoms Of AIDS For Teenagers

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Teenage patients

Younger brother has AIDS and is very irregular in following his treatment, check-ups and so on. I know from experience that pushing him to be more diligent will no doubt result in the opposite reaction. My question is: do you have teenage patients...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV+ adolescents are very tough, and your instincts are right about bugging him -- he'll just become oppositional. The ideal thing is for him to get his care from an adolescent medicine specialist that works with HIV+ young people. One way to... Read more »

Teenager going crazy...could I be a hypochondriac?

IT has been 5 months since my sexual encounter where precum is the only possible way I can have contracted HIV. But I am so scared. Lately I have had a really dry mouth and I have been examining it like crazy. I first noticed that I have a white...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Many of the symptoms you refer to in this question are common every day occurrences in the general population. For instance, dry mouth is a very common condition that can be related to stress, smoking, drinking alcoholic beverages, and numerous... Read more »

Naive Teenager

I was a naive teenager and had a lot of sex. I am terrified of getting tested for HIV, but I feel it is something I should do? I have not had any symptoms nor have any of my sexual partners mentioned anything about being HIV+, but I do not know for...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Unfortunately, the only way to know for sure is to have specific HIv testing. I would urge you to do so as soon as possible.... Read more »

Pathetic teenager needs help

Before I begin, let me say that I am incredibly dumb. As in I lack common sense. This is not the first time I have had an HIV-scare sadly enough, but yet I seem to have not learned my lesson. Granted, my situation has thankfully been somewhat safer...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You (like so many others) are making this situation far more complicated than it really is. The fact is you screwed up and had unprotected sex. Consequently, you have placed yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV. Your physician has apparently... Read more »
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Telling my teenager

Posted by pecanqtee, 4 Replies
I have been living with HIV for almost 3 years. The only people who know my status are my mother, her husband, my aunt, my best friend, and my partner. I am the mother of a wonderful 15 year old son and sister to a fantastic younger brother. I... Read more »

Anyone went directly to aids defining symptoms?

Posted by Brickwall, 2 Replies
Is there anyone that went directly from infection to aids defining symptoms?

I had a severe primary infection 3 weeks after risk, then it has stayed/got worse now 20 weeks..

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aids symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am a 17 year old male and am very worryied and scared i havent went and got my self tested for aids because i am scared. I also cant think who i could have cuahgt this from if infact i do have it because i have had protected sex, i do know... Read more »

symptoms of AIDS!!

Posted by Boisvert
Any one help me Symptoms of AIDS..




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