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Is it true that circumcision prevents or reduces HIV infections?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Debatable

The literature is ambiguous on that.
There are articles that relay the benefit of circumcision in HIV and other std prevention, and yet there are others that are not as conclusive.

In brief: Debatable

The literature is ambiguous on that.
There are articles that relay the benefit of circumcision in HIV and other std prevention, and yet there are others that are not as conclusive.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: In Africa

Evidence in favor of circumcision reducing risk of HIV in africa is fairly coclusive.
There are many more reliable and scientific reports to support HIV prevention by circumcision. Reports from europe and n. America are inconclusive.

In brief: In Africa

Evidence in favor of circumcision reducing risk of HIV in africa is fairly coclusive.
There are many more reliable and scientific reports to support HIV prevention by circumcision. Reports from europe and n. America are inconclusive.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes, recent data

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, a small flap of skin that covers the tip of the penis, generally performed in the days after birth.
Examination of scientific studies between 1995 and now shows links between circumcision and decreased risks for urinary tract infections, some kinds of cancer, hpv, hiv, and other sexually transmitted diseases. There is a preventative effect.

In brief: Yes, recent data

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, a small flap of skin that covers the tip of the penis, generally performed in the days after birth.
Examination of scientific studies between 1995 and now shows links between circumcision and decreased risks for urinary tract infections, some kinds of cancer, hpv, hiv, and other sexually transmitted diseases. There is a preventative effect.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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