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Participant Experiences and Views of Odor and PrePex Device Removal Pain in a VMMC Pilot Study in Botswana

Journal Article
(Published June, 2016)
Musiige, A.A. (Author),
Ashengo, T.A. (Author),
Stolarsky, G. (Author),
Dialwa, R.T. (Author),
Manda, R. (Author),
Ntsuape, C.O. (Author),
Mafeni, J. (Author),
Busang, L. (Author),
Curran, K. (Author),
Motlhoiwa, K. (Author),
Mwangemi, F.J. (Author),
Lukobo-Durrell, M. (Author),
Glenshaw, M.T. (Author)
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Data analyzed from a male circumcision using PrePex device, pilot implementation study of 802 male participants aged 18–49 years at 2 clinics in Botswana, 2013. An unusual or unpleasant odor while wearing the PrePex device and mild self-limiting pain at device removal were common, but overall these did neither seem to impair satisfaction nor deter participants from recommending PrePex to others, which could suggest good prospects for uptake of the device in this setting

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Musiige AM, Ashengo TA, Stolarsky G, Dialwa RT, Manda R, Ntsuape CO, et al. Participant Experience and Views of Odor and PrePex Device Removal Pain in a VMMC Pilot Study in Botswana. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016;72 Suppl 1:S73-7