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Old 02-17-2013, 12:49 PM   #24
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Re: Need some info on circing

Originally Posted by Puppydog View Post
That isn't true at all. Condoms work the same regardless of the state of the penis.

Africa does have showers and such. The study actually translates world wide. We don't live in mud huts here.
I'm not sure where in Africa those studies were done. But I know that some places in Africa believe some bizarre things-- like having sex with a virgin can cure HIV/AIDS, so sadly you have men raping children and babies trying to cure themselves. Given the misinformation they believe, telling them that circumcision will prevent HIV may possibly just give them an excuse to engage in unsafe sex if they think they are somehow protected.

I absolutely would not let studies done in Africa about HIV influence whether or not I circ'd my sons. Also, follow-up studies have shown an increase in HIV among circ'd men in Africa.
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