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Black Foreskin And Hiv

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foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'm not sure I understand your reference to foreskin, HIV risk and HIV/AIDS having a higher prevalence in the gay/bisexual population. Are you assuming gay and bisexual men don't have foreskins? I can assure you many do.What we've... Read more »

sticky glans,foreskin and very small bumps around the foreskin

My glans becomes dry very fast if I take bakc the foreskin. I feel some kind of sticky substance... Read more »

Sperm contact with glans/foreskin

Dear Shannon, Thank you so much for answering my previous question:... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Treatment Series: Adverse Health Outcomes Among Black Americans

HIV is currently ravaging the Black community in the United States. It is estimated that one out of every 50 Black men is HIV-positive, and a recent CDC study with Black men who have sex with men (MSM) found an HIV prevalence of 46% in five major... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CEO of Black AIDS Institute Discusses HIV/AIDS at Newspaper Conference; Group Releases Report Examining HIV Testing in Black Community

Phill Wilson, CEO of the Black AIDS Institute (BAI), last week addressed the annual convention of the National Newspapers Publishers Association where he discussed the reasons blacks "were so slow to grasp the severity of the threat" of HIV, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Black Women in North Carolina More Likely to Be Poor, Unemployed Than HIV-Negative Black Women, Study Says

HIV-positive black women in North Carolina are more likely to be poor, unemployed and willing to trade sex for drugs, money or shelter than HIV-negative black women, according to a study published in the Feb. 4 issue of CDC 's Morbidity and... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Zambia Mobilizing to Circumcise Men to Protect Them From HIV

The circumcision blitz has kicked into full swing. Overwhelming evidence has shown that removing the foreskin from the penis can reduce the risk of HIV transmission from a woman to a man by 60 percent -- and some studies have reported even higher... Read more »
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Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the black community Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »

Black gay guy HIV+

Posted by Jaybee123, 3 Replies
I'm a black gay guy and I always wanted to be a dad. In 2010, I met a lesbian friend who wanted to be a mom too. I went for blood test and that's when I was told that I'm HIV+. That time I wanted to kill myself because it was the time I came out. I... Read more »

Iam Hiv positive Black British London based lady

Posted by Thandi, 2 Replies
Are there any serious Hiv positive men out there who are serious enuff to want a longterm relationship with a good woman, I have been seaching on all those wonderful Positive dating sites but no luck? Read more »