What Should Teens With Herpes Do
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Genital Herpes Prevalence Down Among Teens, Adults; Number of Syphilis, Other STD Cases Rising, Studies SayGenital herpes prevalence in the United States has decreased "significantly" in recent years, federal health officials said on Monday at the 2004 National STD Prevention Conference in Philadelphia, the New York Times reports. Dr. Fujie Xu and... Read more »
Read more »
Ask the Experts
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey there Worried Teen,I'll be happy to give you a break, but you've got to give me a bit more information. Some STD's, like herpes, syphilis, and warts, do show physical signs at the area of infection. However, if you're... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Concerned Teen,It's never a good idea to use someone else's prescription medications. Your degree of HIV-acquisition risk would not warrant a course of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Your actions are not so much paranoid as they... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Half of all new HIV infections in the United States are in individuals aged 13 to 24 years old. This accounts for 20,000 new HIV infections annually. That's one every hour! Two thirds of these infected teens and young adults contract HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have had herpes of the mouth since i was a pre teen about once every two years. Not with hiv, my outbreaks are happening sooner, does anyboyd know if there is a relation? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliessome people say that teens have too much to do. what's your openion about this? Read more »
Posted by AnonymousTEENS ACROSS AMERICA JOIN IN!
Check us out at www.thedreamteam.org. We are looking fo students
across America to start a club like ours in your school. Let us
join together in the fight against AIDS.
Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi -- I write for Teen magazine. We're looking for an HIV positive teenage girl to interview for an upcoming article. Basically, we're trying to let our readers know how easily anyone can be infected and how to stay safe.
If you contracted HIV... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV