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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That 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 levels, or that women periodically check their breasts for lumps. But if you find yourself going back for an...
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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
...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 »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...funds for primary health care and support services for patients with HIV/AIDS. The bill was named after Ryan White, an Indiana teenager whose courageous struggle with HIV/AIDS helped educate the nation. Throughout the reauthorization process of... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
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 »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
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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Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

White House Study Examines HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...the United States. have developed AIDS in their twenties. The majority of these young people were likely infected with HIV as teenagers. Of the 828 HIV infections reported among people 13 to 19 years of age in 1999, 65% occurred in females... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elton John to Commemorate Life of Indiana AIDS Victim

... Next month marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Ryan White, the Indiana teenager whose struggle with HIV made him an international symbol of the fight against AIDS. White's mother, Jeanne White-Ginder, announced Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Oklahoman Publishes Five-Part Series on HIV/AIDS, Related Issues

...what your chances are" (Gibbs Robinson/Killackey, Oklahoman , 6/17). The Oklahoman this week also profiled Ryan White, a teenage HIV/AIDS advocate who died of AIDS-related complications on April 8, 1990. White's "heroic story" was the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...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... Read more »
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Remembering Ryan White

Posted by Jackie__Blue
...AIDS/STD Prevention DATE: March 29, 2010 RE: Remembering Ryan White ___________________ Ryan White, an Indiana rural teenager, died of AIDS 20 years ago, April 8,1990, at age 18. In honor of his enduring legacy, the Rural Center for... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...awareness." Related Links Interview with Dr. Jim Curran Ryan White denied entry into school Ryan White, a hemophiliac teenager who had contracted AIDS through contaminated blood products, is barred from attending school in Kokomo, Ind.,... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...years as a prostitute miraculously never became infected, despite thousands of exposures to the virus. I spoke with young Thai teenagers who had been kicked out of their homes because of their HIV status, and I met a couple in North Carolina who... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...million people worldwide are now infected (47% are women). There are 14,000 new infections worldwide each day, 6,000 of them teenagers, UNAIDS data reported in 2005. By 2010, officials project that an additional 45 million people will have become... Read more »