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Is The Foreskin Vulnerable To Hiv

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Please answer: New findings, "OESTROGEN CREAM TO HELP REDUCE HIV INFECTION IN MEN"

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 (CIRCUMCISION)

Hello Doc,Is it true that an uncircumcized male is at more risk for HIV? If so, why is that?tks Read more »

You are the only one I listen, I need your opinion (CIRCUMCISION)

your adopted son for 2009 (lol) wink wink i have all the papers ready hehe. My Question is, is it... Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...through any open sores, through the moist lining of the opening of the penis, or through the cells in the mucous membrane in the foreskin or the head of the penis. What About Oral Sex? There have been many studies of HIV transmission through... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...contain HIV. If you want, put some water-based lubricant inside the tip of the condom. If you are not circumcised, push your foreskin back before you put on a condom. This lets your foreskin move without breaking the condom. Squeeze air out of... Read more »
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Am I at Risk..really anxious..

Posted by Concerned123, 1 Reply
...is not turning for doing something which I never wanted to. What are the risks of me of being infected, and should I get my HIV tests done now.. I am uncircumcised does that add to the risk as well >? Additionally I spoke to the escort, and... Read more »

Cuts and leisions

Posted by chelseaman42, 1 Reply
...intercourse was protected but the condom was discarded halfway through. A few hours after intercourse I noticed a small bruise on my foreskin and using a magnifying glass I also noticed a small red area in the middle of the bruise. I can`t tell... Read more »

quick question ravi and others ty! :)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I read that circumsion also reduces the chances of transmitting hiv. Does this mean that it reduces the chance of spreading it or recieving it through the penis? Thank you! Read more »

Herpes 1 and/or 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...of my toes the first time, and finger the second time? Also, after masturbation, I notice some red dots on head of penis and foreskin.. like lil skin breakings. Does it sound like anything related to my episode? I tested negative for HIV at 15... Read more »