Hiv And The Foreskin

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Is this for real? My gf = +. And I would like to f**k her without a condom. What do you think? Please reply Dr. BOB. You know that this is a new topic, and needs to be discussed further. Topical Oestrogen Keratinises The Human Foreskin and May Help...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Is this for real? Well, the research is being done, but so far only in monkeys on a human foreskin that was removed during circumcision. It's way, way, way too early to assume it works in the real world. If additional carefully Read more »

Circumcision affects "protected"?

Dear Dr. Bob,I read that circumcision reduces the risk of transmission by 70%.Does this mean that... Read more »


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

Male Circumcision: The New HIV/AIDS Vaccine?

...that uncircumcised men could be more likely to transmit HIV. Such transmission could occur because the cells contained in the foreskin are capable of shedding HIV; the foreskin also provides an environment where microorganisms can grow. Moreover,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Size Matters When it Comes to AIDS Defense

... Male circumcision reduces female-to-male HIV transmission, and the current study examined whether the surface area of the foreskin is associated with HIV infection prior to circumcision. In Uganda, researchers enrolled 965 HIV-negative men for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

..."[T]he evidence suggests that most of the reduction in HIV risk afforded by circumcision is attributable to removal of vulnerable foreskin tissue containing HIV target cells," the study authors conclude (Gray et al., 11/24). Back to other news... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Female Hormone Estrogen Could Help Prevent HIV Transmission in Men, Study Finds

...For the study, Andrew Pask of the University of Melbourne and colleagues applied the estrogen cream Oestriol to the inner foreskin of the penis. estrogen is currently used to treat prolapse in women, the AAP/ Herald reports. The researchers... Read more »
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