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1 Medical Male Circumcision Recruiter Discussion Guide

2 Male Circumcision is an Old Practice

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4 Benefits of male circumcision Keep the penis clean and maintains hygiene Reduced risk of HIV by 60% Reduced risk of some STIs especially those that form wounds Prevents unretractable foreskin Prevents the problem of foreskin from being pulled back Prevents urinary infection in childhood Reduced risk of penile and cervical cancer MC basic facts4

5 Risk of male circumcision Bleeding Infection Swelling Reaction to injection MC basic facts5

6 6 HIV prevalence by frequency of male circumcision Low circumcision rate (<20% circumcised)High circumcision rate (>80% circumcised) CountryHIV prevalenceCountryHIV prevalence Sub-Saharan Africa Botswana24.1Benin1.8 Malawi14.1Cameroon5.4 Mozambique16.1Democratic Republic of Congo 3.2 Namibia19.6Gabon7.9 Rwanda3.1Gambia2.4 Swaziland33.4Ghana2.3 Zambia17.0Guinea1.5 Zimbabwe20.1Kenya6.1 Liberia5.9 Nigeria3.9 Sierra Leone1.6 1 Halperin DT, Bailey RC Male circumcision and HIV infection: 10 years and counting. Lancet 354: 1813– UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic. UNAIDS: Geneva, June.

7 HIV Entry Points on the Penis MC basic facts7 Source: McCoombe and Short AIDS : 1491–1495.

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10 Septic penile cancer MC basic facts10

11 How much will it hurt?

12 When can I have sex again?

13 When can I play soccer again?

14 1 Registration 2 Circumsion counseling/HIV testing 3 Clinical exam 4 Surgical procedure 5 Recovery Room 6 Departure from clinic 7 Follow-up visits The Male Circumcision Process

15 Looking After Yourself After MMC Managing Pain – rest at least 2days & take medication on time, avoid traditional or other medications not prescribed by doctor Erection – should urinate immediately Avoid sex & masturbation for six weeks MC basic facts15

16 Looking After Yourself After MMC Follow up check up will involve a physical examination to keep you safe. Bleeding-keep the penis elevated, avoid removing the bandage at home Infection- maintain hygiene avoid wetting the bandage Swelling- keep the penis elevated Contact clinic with any concerns MC basic facts16

17 Excuses Pain Heaven Witchcraft Bad Sex Loss of Erection Fertility Time


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