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What are the indidcations for male circumcision for HIV prevention?
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Research Is Favorabl
Actually, there is research in africa that suggests circumcision lowers the risk of HIV and stds.
This includes adult procedures.. Obviously there are other preventative measures as listed in the other answers.

In brief: Research Is Favorabl
Actually, there is research in africa that suggests circumcision lowers the risk of HIV and stds.
This includes adult procedures.. Obviously there are other preventative measures as listed in the other answers.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: None
There are none for HIV prevention.
There is data to suggest a small increased risk of acquiring hpv and penile cancer if uncirc'd, but nothing for hiv.

In brief: None
There are none for HIV prevention.
There is data to suggest a small increased risk of acquiring hpv and penile cancer if uncirc'd, but nothing for hiv.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
I beg to differ. Male circumcision is one of the most effective and potent HIV prevention strategies that exist. Major efforts are underway to circumcise men in many countries in order to lower HIV rates, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: African studies
Studies invoving thousands of adult men in africa have shown that risk of HIV transmission during sex is reduced 50-70% in circumcised men.

In brief: African studies
Studies invoving thousands of adult men in africa have shown that risk of HIV transmission during sex is reduced 50-70% in circumcised men.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
In brief: Studies support it
There are several studies in africa now showing a considerable decrease in the spread of HIV after circumcision (about 60% less transmission!) circumcision only provides partial protection and should be a part of a more comprehensive sexually transmitted infection prevention practice and education--ie safer sex with condoms.

In brief: Studies support it
There are several studies in africa now showing a considerable decrease in the spread of HIV after circumcision (about 60% less transmission!) circumcision only provides partial protection and should be a part of a more comprehensive sexually transmitted infection prevention practice and education--ie safer sex with condoms.
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
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