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Subject : Circumcision
Question : Does it curb the diseases ?

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Asked by azam khan, 27 Feb '12 11:45 am
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Male circumcision, already shown to reduce the incidence of H.I.V. infection in men, also reduces transmission of both herpes simplex virus Type 2 and human papilloma virus, a study has found.
Health Guide: Herpes Simplex

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 45 million people in the United States ages 12 and older have had herpes, or H.S.V.-2, the incurable infection that can cause recurrent painful genital lesions. About 20 million are currently infected with human papilloma virus, or H.P.V., which causes various genital cancers, including most cervical cancers. There is no treatment or cure for H.P.V., but there is a vaccine now licensed only for girls and women.

The study, a randomized clinical trial published Thursday in The New England Journal of Medicine, assigned more than 3,000 uncircumcised Ugandan men who were not infected with H.S.V.-2 to undergo immediate circumcision or to be circumcised 24 months from the start of the inves ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 29 Feb '12 12:23 pm

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A decrease in physical problems such as phimosis 36, reduction in balanitis (inflammation of the glans, the head of the pe@nis) 17, reduced urinary tract infections, fewer problems with erections at puberty, decreased sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), elimination of penile cancer in middle-aged men and, in addition, in older men, a decrease in urological problems and infections Therefore the benefits are different at different ages.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 27 Feb '12 11:54 am

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Circumcision hailed as way to curb Aids
Bryan Appleyard

March 26 2000

NEW evidence suggests that circumcision of all male babies could help to halt the global Aids epidemic. With 50m living cases and more than 16m deaths, the disease is now the worst human health disaster since the Black Death.

The thesis - laid out in a scientific paper to be published soon - seems likely to create huge controversy as it represents a complete change in accepted ideas about the transmission of Aids.

One of the paper's authors, Roger Short, professor of obstetrics at Melbourne University and a respected scientist with long experience of Aids-ravaged areas, has been told he cannot address the subject at a forthcoming international conference. ...more
Answered by LOLLYPOP, 27 Feb '12 11:49 am

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