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Uncircumcised Hiv

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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
...who resume sex before the wound is completely healed appear to be more likely to transmit HIV to their female partners than uncircumcised HIV-positive men. 2.HIV-positive men took longer to heal after circumcision compared to their HIV-negative... Read more »

Uncircumcised risks

Dear Doctor Bob, Hi there, how's it hanging? Before I ask my question, I wanted to offer my... Read more »

condoms and being uncircumcised

I had sex with a woman and wore a condom. The condom did not break, but I am uncircumcised. After... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washing Penis Soon After Sex Increases Risk of HIV Among Uncircumcised Men, Study Says

...2.3% risk of HIV infection, compared with a 0.4% risk among men who delayed washing for 10 minutes or more. Makumbi and other AIDS experts said they do not know why washing might increase vulnerability to HIV, but they offered some explanations.... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIH Rules That Researchers Should Continue Studies in Kenya, Uganda on Effect of Male Circumcision on HIV Transmission

...circumcision might reduce the risk of men contracting HIV through sexual intercourse with women by about 60% ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/25). The randomized, controlled clinical trial enrolled more than 3,000 HIV-negative, uncircumcised... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...the men have found that circumcision also may lower the odds of HPV infection. The subjects of the current study were 2,168 uncircumcised, HIV-negative, sexually active Kenyan men ages 18-24. At baseline, 1,089 (50 percent) tested positive for... Read more »
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Am I at Risk..really anxious..

Posted by Concerned123, 1 Reply
...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 she says she is not hiv+... Read more »

CIRCUMCISION?

Posted by DUDE
...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 June 10th issue of the British Medical Journal, researchers provide a possible... Read more »

DUDE'S NEWS -CIRCUMCISION DOES MATTER

Posted by DUDE
...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 June 10th issue of the British Medical Journal, researchers provide a possible... Read more »

Please help..a bit worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the same hand for a while and ejaculated in her mouth. Now I understand that it is very hard to get hiv from oral but I am uncircumcised. I've read that being uncircumcised does increase your chances with unprotected vaginal and anal sex but... Read more »