Medical Procedure Can Reduce Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Medical circumcision can reduce the risk of  sexually acquired genital herpes, genital warts, and cancer by more than 50%, according to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Researchers tested men’s risk  herpes causing herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2)  or the cancer and wart causing human papillomavirus (HPV) through heterosexual intercourse.

Researchers say medically supervised adult male circumcision is a proven method to reducing a man’s risk of acquiring HIV infection through intercourse with a women.

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