15 doctors weighed in:

Should women be circumcised for aids prevention?

15 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
11 doctors agree

In brief: No, No, No

Female circumcision is genital mutilation and banned in all civilized countries.
It involves ampuating the clitoris. Some women have clitoral hood trimmed, usually to enhance clitoral sensation, but this is not female circumcision.

In brief: No, No, No

Female circumcision is genital mutilation and banned in all civilized countries.
It involves ampuating the clitoris. Some women have clitoral hood trimmed, usually to enhance clitoral sensation, but this is not female circumcision.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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2 comments
Dr. Gerard Honore
I agree strongly! With due respect for cultural sensitivities, the procedure is a medical horror and outcomes are morbid at best.
Dr. Amr Azim
Female genital mutilation in all forms is a condemned practice
Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Female circumcision has nothing to do with transmission of HIV disease.

In brief: No

Female circumcision has nothing to do with transmission of HIV disease.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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