How does circumcision help to prevent men from contracting AIDS?
#111158. Asked by star_gazer. (Nov 30 09 11:47 AM)
Circumcision may help protect men from the AIDS virus but it does not protect the wives and female partners of infected men.
"The foreskin of the penis, which is removed during circumcision, is rich in cells that are particularly easy for the virus to infect. The theory is that removing this source of vulnerable cells makes infection more difficult."
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