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Chances Of Acquiring The Virus Uncircumcised

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Uncircumcised risks

Dear Doctor Bob, Hi there, how's it hanging? Before I ask my question, I wanted to offer my warmest and most heartfelt thanks for all that you do, not only for me but all the other worried wells out there in our time of crisis and despair. Your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...Brazil, BBC News reports (BBC News, 7/26). The randomized, controlled clinical trial enrolled more than 3,000 HIV-negative, uncircumcised men ages 18 to 24 living in a South African township (AFP/Yahoo! News, 7/26). Half of the men were randomly... Read more »

Is this possible

if i insert my penis for five seconds can i get the virus Read more »

Should I be more concerned because I'm uncircumcised?

Dear Dr.,Today I had a single act of unprotected anal intercourse as the insertive partner. ... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...the men have found that circumcision also may lower the odds of HPV infection. The subjects of the current study were 2,168 uncircumcised, HIV-negative, sexually active Kenyan men ages 18-24. At baseline, 1,089 (50 percent) tested positive for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Circumcision Helps Stop Wart Virus, Study Finds

...were collected. After two years, 27.8 percent of the steady partners of circumcised men had HPV infections vs. 38.7 percent of uncircumcised men's partners. "Our findings indicate that male circumcision should now be accepted as an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...2009. This virus is spreading from person-to-person worldwide, probably in much the same way that regular seasonal influenza viruses spread. On June 11, 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that a pandemic of 2009 H1N1 flu was... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tropism Tests

...the cell surface. These are called receptors or chemokine co-receptors. The first receptor HIV uses is the CD4 molecule. The virus then uses a "co-receptor." This is either a CCR5 molecule or a CXCR4 molecule. The virus usually uses one type of... Read more »
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CIRCUMCISION?

Posted by DUDE
...have found that males who are circumcised have a lower risk of becoming infected with HIV from an infected sexual partner than uncircumcised men. In a report in the June 10th issue of the British Medical Journal, researchers provide a possible... Read more »

DUDE'S NEWS -CIRCUMCISION DOES MATTER

Posted by DUDE
...have found that males who are circumcised have a lower risk of becoming infected with HIV from an infected sexual partner than uncircumcised men. In a report in the June 10th issue of the British Medical Journal, researchers provide a possible... Read more »

joel gallant believes in other viruses!!!

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
...many cases of anxiety-induced fever, pharyngitis, or lymph node enlargement. Moreover, in your opinion, do you note that other viruses (e.g., adeno, coxsackie, pox, emergent newer viruses, etc.) are on the rise which might serve to explain these... Read more »

What is cmv virus

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi I have one question and if someone would be so kind to answer it i would really appreciate it, is cmv virus a virus like herpes or syphilis or only people with hiv develop this virus or disease thank and sorry for my ignorance.bj Read more »