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What Is The Connection Between Circumcision And Hiv Transmission

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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
...Hello,So far there has been only a single randomized controlled study looking at the safety and efficacy of male circumcision in HIV-positive men. This study was never completed, because the data safety and monitoring board recommended the trial... Read more »

Male circumcision and HIV infection

I just can't quite grasp the positive correlation between male circumcision and HIV infection. Why... Read more »

reality of circumcision vs. HIV

I am writing this letter in response to an article I saw on your website.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Governments in Tanzania, Swaziland Offer Male Circumcision Drives in Effort to Reduce HIV/AIDS Transmission

...five years," according to the news service. Specifically, it "will focus on seven regions in western Tanzania where levels of male circumcision are particularly low" (2/7). Also, the Swazi Observer reports the Swaziland Ministry of Health,... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Male Circumcision: The New HIV/AIDS Vaccine?

... In March 2007, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report indicating that male circumcision showed considerable benefit in reducing HIV incidence in men. In areas where HIV-1 prevalence constitutes a population... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Launches Male Circumcision Drive to Help Curb Spread of HIV

... Uganda has launched a male circumcision drive in an effort to curb the spread of HIV in the country, Reuters reports. According to Reuters, the campaign -- which 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 »

HIV and Circumcision

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Toronto Globe and Mail, an Australian team has reported findings that circumcised males are 2 to 8 times LESS likely to contract HIV through the penis. This new research postulates that the foreskin is the primary point of entry for the virus... 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 »

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 »