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Hiv And Circumcised Men

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not circumcised men and hiv risk

Dear Dr,You have mentioned in many cases that not circumcised men are at higer risk of transmission for HIV, How do u judge this risk in case of unprotected oral sex / handjob if the partner is hiv infected. Highly appriciate your effort in this...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The risk doesn't change because:1) HIV is not known to be transmitted through contact with saliva, even if saliva comes into contact with the genitals, mucous membranes, Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reduced Risk of HIV Among Circumcised Men in India Related to Biology, Not Behavior, Study Says

...Men in India who are circumcised are less likely to be HIV-positive than men who are not circumcised because of biological, not behavioral Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...2006 indicated that circumcision reduced a man's risk of HIV infection by 50%. For the studies, researchers monitored 4,996 men ages 15 to 49 living in Uganda and 2,784 men ages 18 to 24 living in Kenya -- half of whom were randomly assigned to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

... HIV-positive men undergoing circumcision might be more likely to transmit the virus to their female partners if they have sex before the circumcision Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Looks at Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention Among Black Men in Baltimore

... HIV risk appears to be lower among U.S. black men who have been circumcised and are considered at high risk of contracting the virus than among black men who have not been circumcised, Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

HIV/HEP C gay men in socal

Posted by dmc
...regarding HIV/HEP C. Now, here is where the real issue evolves. As you know, the internet has totally changed the way that gay men meet other gay men in "most" cities. I grew up in a time where you actually went to a gay bar to meet other gay... Read more »

HIV+ Study in NYC for men 35+ pays $50

Posted by thg
...California, San Francisco to understand motivations around participating in clinical research trials. We are looking for HIV positive men who have sex with men who are 35 or older to take part in a focus group lasting approximately 2 hours. We... Read more »