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What Percent Of Teens Get Hiv And Aids

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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...or liver damage High cholesterol High blood pressure What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? Diabetes can lead to serious illness and even death. Adults with diabetes are at high risk for heart disease. In fact, at least 65 percent of people with diabetes die from heart disease or stroke. Some of the other possible complications of diabetes are: Blindness Kidney failure Blood vessel disease that requires an amputation Nerve damage...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tuberculosis as the world's deadliest infectious disease among adults and is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Fifteen million children have been orphaned by the epidemic. A person who has HIV carries the virus in certain body fluids,... Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is very...
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 »

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
...tuberculosis as the world's deadliest infectious disease among adults and is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Fifteen million children have been orphaned by the epidemic. A person who has HIV carries the virus in certain body fluids,... Read more »

Can you get it (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Okay, so say youre two males, about to have sex, and neither of you have aids, can you still get aids from anal? Im confused from what friends have told me, as each one contradicts the others answer. Of course, protection would always be used!!
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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Teen Sex Challenges Anti-AIDS Fight

... Official figures show some 13.7 percent of pregnant teenage girls are HIV-positive in South Africa, highlighting the challenge health officials face in lowering risky behaviors and infections Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Overweight Teen Girls More Likely to Start Sex Early

...(registration required) presented at the annual meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AGOG) , overweight teenage girls are more likely than normal-weight teens to start having sex early, take on multiple partners... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Teens With HIV Prefer Religion to ARVs

... Observers say some HIV-positive Ugandan teenagers are abandoning their antiretroviral treatment, believing religion can cure them of the virus. Baylor College of Medicine's Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rwanda: Efforts to Contain HIV/AIDS Among Teens Slacken

...Commission. However, just 10 percent of young sexually active Rwandans say they use condoms, according to a 2000 study. "If teenagers are eager to have sex outside of their marital status, it is also important to educate them about how to... Read more »
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family "full" of myths!!

Posted by debtex, 5 Replies
...going to let him near the patients though, right??) (idiot)! there are SO many more, even in lots of other people...but for 98% percent of my world....what they dont know...they will learn, not assume. i was just coming in to check stuff out,... Read more »

Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
...There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below): "The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues Read more »

HIV + from breast secretions on penis?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know of any cases of HIV transmission from breast secretions making contact with a male penis? Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...out to reveal his dark chatroom experience and warn surfers on the dangers of having sex with chat-lovers. I am a Filipino teenager and Im infected with HIV. Nandito ako as living proof. Magshi-share ako kung paano ako nagkaroon ng HIV, reads... Read more »