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Does Circumcision Help Prevent Hiv

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MALE CIRCUMCISION (HIV + MALE CIRCUMCISION)

Hey Dr. Bob,Does circumcision of HIV+ guys reduce their risk of transmitting HIV to their female partners?Thanks...Hanging Chad
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,So far there has been only a single randomized controlled study looking at the safety and efficacy of male circumcision in HIV-positive men. This study was never completed, because the data safety and monitoring board recommended the trial... Read more »

Male circumcision and HIV infection

I just can't quite grasp the positive correlation between male circumcision and HIV infection. Why... Read more »

Circumcision and HIV

Hi Doc!I have just read your response to a worried mother who wonders if her 18 year old gay son... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Provide Sufficient Evidence to Recommend Male Circumcision As HIV Intervention, South African Researchers Say

... Researchers from the South African Cochrane Center concluded Wednesday that sufficient evidence exists that male circumcision reduces the risk of HIV transmission among heterosexual men and the procedure should be considered an appropriate HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Government Adopts Male Circumcision as a Standard HIV Prevention Strategy

... The Kenyan government has issued a new policy to adopt male circumcision as a standard HIV prevention strategy, Kenya's Nation reports. The Policy on Male Circumcision in Kenya 2008 calls for the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rwanda to Launch Mass Male Circumcision Program to Reduce Spread of HIV/AIDS

... Rwanda recently announced that it plans to launch a male circumcision program as a way of reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, the New Times/AllAfrica.com Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Promoting Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method Should Be Done in Culturally Acceptable Ways, Zimbabwe's Health Minister Says

... Promoting male circumcision as an HIV prevention method should be done in culturally acceptable ways that minimize stigma associated with the procedure, Read more »
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Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest Read more »

HIV and Circumcision

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Toronto Globe and Mail, an Australian team has reported findings that circumcised males are 2 to 8 times LESS likely to contract HIV through the penis. This new research postulates that the foreskin is the primary point of entry for the virus... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
..."More Effective" HIV Prevention, Treatment in India "Should Not Be Lost," NEJM Perspective Says Perspective Piece Examines Male Circumcision as Method of HIV Prevention Zimbabwe Pharmacies Facing HIV/AIDS Drug Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...financing large-scale efficacy trials on a wide range of other new methods to prevent sexual HIV transmission, including adult male circumcision; female diaphragms, which may help prevent women's acquisition of HIV by preventing viral exposure of... Read more »