Apr 29, 1999
DOC, WHATS THE REAL STORY REGARDING CIRCUMSICION AND HIV ?? SEEMS SOMEONE STATED THAT IT IS MORE DIFFICULT TO GET (HIV) IF YOU ARE CIRCUMSIZED. THANKS. PB.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
the data goes back and forth on this over the millenia. Some experts believe and the studies are conflicting that having foreskin can result in an increased likelihood of acquiring sexually transmitted diseases because of the redundant tissue serving as a reservoir to harbor bacteria and viruses. MH
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