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Myths: Medical and Social

Male circumcision is NOT associated with HIV or HSV-2

“In this study population, circumcision status was not associated with HIV or HSV-2 seroprevalence or current genital ulceration …

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This study did not detect the expected association between male circumcision and HIV seropositivity …

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… our ability to detect any association between genital herpes and circumcision status or preference for circumcised partners was improved – no association was found.” [emphasis added]

Full study here: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0015552

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Information and links about the brutal culture of cutting known as circumcision (genital mutilation). What parents don't know WILL hurt their babies.

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