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Hiv And Circumcised Men

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lower Risk of HIV Among Circumcised MSM: Results From the Soweto Men's Study

Male circumcision has been found to reduce female-to-male HIV transmission through vaginal sex in randomized controlled trials. However, one recent meta-analysis of observational data found insufficient evidence of a protective effect with men who... 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 wounds have healed, according to preliminary results from a study being conducted in Uganda and... 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, according to a study published on Wednesday in the Journal of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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, or bloodstream.2) HIV is also not known to be transmitted through a... Read more »

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 be... Read more »

circumcision (CIRCUMCISION)

Hello Doc,Is it true that an uncircumcized male is at more risk for HIV? If so, why is that?tks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Before considering cutting off the business end of your meat thermometer, let's discuss this "to circ or not to circ" question!Here's what we know so far. Epidemiological studies suggest rates of HIV infection are lower in... Read more »

Should I get circumcised if I am already HIV positive?

Now that it seems well-established by recent studies that circumcision lowers the risk of HIV infection, and now that the New York City Dept. of Health is considering a campaign to encourage uncircumcised gay men to get circumcisions, I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There is no medical or HIV-related reason for an HIV poz guy who "always practices safer sex" to get circumcised. If you "always wanted to be circumcised," that's a completely separate issue. For you, circumcision... 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 now the head of the one of... Read more »

HIV and Circumcision

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
According to a study reported in today's 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... Read more »

CIRCUMCISION?

Posted by DUDE
Foreskin Cells May Assist HIV Transmission

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Over 40 studies 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... Read more »

DUDE'S NEWS -CIRCUMCISION DOES MATTER

Posted by DUDE
Friday June 9 7:44 PM ET
Foreskin Cells May Assist HIV Transmission

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Over 40 studies have found that males who are
circumcised have a lower risk of becoming infected with HIV from an infected sexual
partner than uncircumcised... Read more »