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Does Circumcision Reduce Risk Of 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 »

foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors... Read more »

not circumcised men and hiv risk

Dear Dr,You have mentioned in many cases that not circumcised men are at higer risk of transmission... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Considering Evidence That Male Circumcision Could Reduce Risk of HIV Infection, Unlikely to Launch Campaign, Health Official Says

... China is considering evidence that routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection but likely will not implement such a campaign nationwide, Ru Xiaomei, deputy director general of China's National Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

... Routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65%, according to final data from two NIH -funded studies Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Breakthrough" Finding That Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of HIV Should Be Confirmed, Pursued, Opinion Piece Says

... The recent finding that male circumcision might reduce the risk of men contracting HIV through sexual intercourse with women by up to 70% "is the most important breakthrough in HIV prevention Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of HIV Transmission From Woman to Man by About 70%, Study Says

... Male circumcision can reduce by about 70% the risk of men contracting HIV through sexual intercourse with women, according to a study conducted 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 cut. But Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
...private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which reading the forum is very low risk. However I have 2 concerns. 1 During the dance she briefly put her hand down her knickers, kissed her lips and... 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 »