A later meta-analysis of studies of circumcision in gay men and men who have sex with men MSM by the same researchers found a small reduction in the risk of HIV infection in circumcised men, but this was not statistically significant. Logo and all related marks and designs are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Find answers to some common questions in this section. I actually handled a letter from someone with a broken heart in my very first column. Treatment guidelines Starting treatment Side-effects Adherence Drug interactions and pharmacokinetics Treatment for women Resistance Changing treatment Treatment interruptions Treatment-experienced people New and experimental HIV treatments Long-acting HIV treatment Treatment simplification strategies Treatment outcomes and life expectancy The search for a cure Bad science and bogus treatments. We examined the impact of circumcision on sexual experience. References Buchbinder S et al.
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What do I do? A separate editorial 6 urged further trials to settle the question of whether circumcision offers any protection against HIV to gay men once and for all. Anyway, I hope that helps, and since I clearly have the power to craft whole human beings out of the specifics of my fantasies come on, he even dropped a Lord of the Rings reference! A range of interactive tools to support people living with HIV to get involved in decisions about their treatment and care. But as for your particular experiences, SNIP, where guys were stand-offish at your member, I say this to them and anyone else who would such a thing: Most of the evidence suggests that circumcision is unlikely to reduce HIV transmission between gay men. The analysis also included some unpublished results.
New editions of The basics leaflets Supporting sexual health and relationships for people with learning disabilities Behind the scenes at European Testing Week Coming soon: J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr The researchers found no association between circumcision status and infection by insertive unprotected anal intercourse. Talk to your doctor or another member of your healthcare team for advice tailored to your situation. This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. Circumcision and male-to-male sexual transmission of HIV. View full list of topics.