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Uncircumcised Hiv

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Articles
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Washing the penis minutes after sex might increase the risk of HIV infection among uncircumcised men, according to a study funded by NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and presented on July 25 at the 4th IAS Conference on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision Status and HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men in Three U.S. Cities

The researchers undertook the current study to "examine characteristics of circumcised and uncircumcised black and Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States and assess the association between circumcision and HIV infection." In New... Read more »
Ask the Experts

condoms and being uncircumcised

I had sex with a woman and wore a condom. The condom did not break, but I am uncircumcised. After sex, I removed the condom and did not find any holes. When I removed the condom, my foreskin again covered my penis. I did not have any cuts or...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If the condom was used properly during all of your sexual contact, then it should have been an effective barrier against HIV. The fact that you are uncircumcised does not change your risk for infection when a condom is used. There is some recent... Read more »

Uncircumcised vs. Circumcised

Does having protected sex with an uncircumcised male pose a greater risk of contracting hiv as opposed to a circumcised male in instances where the condom breaks, tears, or slips?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The fact that your partner is or is not circumcised does not have an effect on YOUR risk for infection. Nor does your partner's circumcision status affect the effectiveness of the condom (as long as he uses it correctly). Why would it?... Read more »

Uncircumcised: oral sex.

Hello Mrs. Southall,I have a question concerning uncircumcised male genitalia and oral sex, but before I pose my question please allow me to provide you with some background information concerning my recent "mistake." The recent...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst, this is what we are here for!!! So I'm glad to hear you find this forum helpful.Secondly, oral sex carries THE lowest risk of HIV transmission. Even from what you have described the risk of HIV transmission is very small. For... Read more »

Uncircumcised risks

Dear Doctor Bob, Hi there, how's it hanging? Before I ask my question, I wanted to offer my warmest and most heartfelt thanks for all that you do, not only for me but all the other worried wells out there in our time of crisis and despair....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,How's it hanging? Hmmmm.... It's hanging to the left where it usually is. Thanks for asking.What are my thoughts? I absolutely agree with your assessment of your situation. You are indeed "freaking out!" However, I don't... Read more »
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My Story

Posted by ben1234, 1 Reply
Here is my story before you judge me please remember I am doing this for the benefit of others ..
I am a heterosexual uncircumcised male who has suffered from the occasional genital herpes & lesions for the past 15 years in late 2007 had what can... Read more »

what are the chances of HIV infection ...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if i (male) had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown HIV status (vaginal only) only once, and she is not a prositute (high risk) or anything like that ? i am not circumcised.
i read somewhere, but cant find it now, someone mentioned the... Read more »

Amsterdam csw hiv risk

Posted by timsg, 1 Reply
Hi,

A month ago I had oral and vagina sex with a window csw in Amsterdam. Condom was used from start till end. Did not see it broke. The girl removed the condom and I wiped my penis with baby care tissue. About an hour after that when showering I... Read more »

HIV phobia/risks

Posted by bangkok47, 2 Replies
Over the last two years I have evidently developed an hiv phobia, that and being somewhat ocd, especially regarding health.
I
I have educated myself regarding hiv, and could do a decent risk assessment for somebody else.

However, this doesn't seem to... Read more »