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Early resumption of sex following voluntary medical male circumcision amongst school-going males
George, G., Govender, K., Beckett, S., Montague, C and Frohlich, J
Voluntary medical male circumcision is an integral part of the South African government’s response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Following circumcision, it is recommended that patients abstain from sexual activity for six weeks, as sex may increase the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission and prolong the healing period. This paper investigates the resumption of sexual activity during the ...>>
Journal article | 2016 | Download full text