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Hiv And The Foreskin

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sticky glans,foreskin and very small bumps around the foreskin

My glans becomes dry very fast if I take bakc the foreskin. I feel some kind of sticky substance around the glans and foreskin too. I feel a smell from my penis. This condition has been going on for 2 months. i feel very uneasy. I got STD tests...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It sounds to me as if you have an issue with hygiene of the genital area as much as anything else. As you make have had a high risk contact for HIV transmission a number of months ago, I would advise getting tested now. If the result is negative,... Read more »

Blood from condom touched foreskin

If blood that was on condom got on foreskin after protected vaginal sex, is there risk of HIV and... Read more »

Foreskin rash, Need help fast !!!

I have what they ,My HIV M.D. is calling a yest infection ,or Diabetic lesions on my foreskin !! I... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Zambia Mobilizing to Circumcise Men to Protect Them From HIV

The circumcision blitz has kicked into full swing. Overwhelming evidence has shown that removing the foreskin from the penis can reduce the risk of HIV transmission from a woman to a man by 60 percent -- and some studies have reported even higher... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Behavior and Circumcision Status Do Not Explain Increased Risk of HIV Acquisition Associated With Ad5-Based Vaccine

In September 2007, the HIV vaccine field received an unexpected setback when it was announced that the phase IIb efficacy trial of a candidate developed by Merck was being stopped early due to lack of efficacy. The trial was conducted by the HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Decreased HIV in Circumcised Males Not Caused By Reduction of STI Sores

The decreased incidence of HIV infections in males who were circumcised is not primarily due to a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according to a PLoS Medicine study that analyzed "data from 2 clinical trials including more than... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Circumcised Men Have Lower Rate of HIV Infection Than Uncircumcised Men, Studies Say

Circumcised men have a significantly lower rate of HIV infection than uncircumcised men, according to recent studies conducted in Africa and India that have "given new impetus" to some HIV/AIDS experts who consider the procedure a possible... Read more »
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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 »

Is this a sign of seroconvertion? PLEASE REPLY

Posted by scared77, 4 Replies
Exactly a month ago I barebacked a guy, and I am uncut, so my chaces are bigger that if i was cut, plus my foreskin was kind of irritated from a previous encounter, not bleeding or anything but just kinda irritated.

today I had the chance to speak to... 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 »

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 »