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Medical Documents On Whether Circumcision Helps Prevent Hiv

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foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...certain: The foreskin does not prevent HIV! I'll also reprint below some information about circumcision from the archives.Dr. BobMale Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission and Other Health Conditions: Implications for the United... Read more »

MALE CIRCUMCISION (HIV + MALE CIRCUMCISION)

Hey Dr. Bob,Does circumcision of HIV+ guys reduce their risk of transmitting HIV to their female... Read more »

Your position on treatment as prevention is not correct (SWISS REPORT, 2010)

Several times you claim that effective treatment decreases the risk but does not eliminate it. Well... Read more »
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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

How Did Circumcision Prevent HIV in Clinical Trials in Africa ... And What Does It Mean for the United States?

...to heal. However, the trials had much higher safety rates than those reported in public health clinics -- likely because the circumcision procedures were performed by highly trained medical staff in clean and sterile operating rooms. We don't... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rwanda to Launch Mass Male Circumcision Program to Reduce Spread of HIV/AIDS

... Rwanda recently announced that it plans to launch a male circumcision program as a way of reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, the New Times/AllAfrica.com Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission and Other Health Conditions: Implications for the United States

... What is Male Circumcision? Male Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission Male Circumcision and Other Health Conditions Risks Associated With Male Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Web Site Seeks to Fight Myths About Circumcision and HIV

...Health Organization (WHO) and several partners have introduced a Web site to serve as a clearinghouse for information regarding male circumcision and how it can help prevent HIV transmission. Acting upon the results of African studies that... 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 Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

documenting a person who is diagnosed with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i am asking for anyone who is diagnosed who are willing to let me document them (taking pictures) of what they go through on a daily basis. yet it wouldn't be everyday, but a constant visit. this is Read more »

Contaminated Blood from redcross

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
..."More Effective" HIV Prevention, Treatment in India "Should Not Be Lost," NEJM Perspective Says Perspective Piece Examines Male Circumcision as Method of HIV Prevention Zimbabwe Pharmacies Facing HIV/AIDS Drug Read more »