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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Can only speculate: The procedure itself is much more involved: general anesthesia, sutures, swelling, itching, recovery etc in the adult. Add the anticipation & remembra ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Okay,....: Clinically and apparently you have been free of symptoms in the penis but seeing the suspected scar after circumcision which can be confirmed by askin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
About 2 weeks: I assume you mean a newborn. There are several ways to perform a circumcision, but most are healed in 1-2 weeks.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: If that kid is the one of hundreds that will get recurrent urinary disease that might lead to kidney loss and dialysis, he might appreciate it, but ch ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very: The only question for non jewish people is -------why? It has become a routine, based on the most absurd concepts. Males were provided with a foreskin ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
No: But will contact the school nurse and teacher if permission obtained so as to assist in determination of classes and if he or she needs to main stream ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Decreased...: ...Chances of std transmission (for certain stds) and easier hygiene are the most obvious effects; rates of sexual dysfunctions are not significantly ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Can be with erection: Post-operative Ativan (lorazepam) can reduce nocturnal erections which can be painful after circumcision. Pain can also be significantly reduced with ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Personal choice: In the US circumcision is commonplace, 80-90 %, France 30%, Australia 30%, great Britain 10% (not covered by national health insurance). There is data ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Studies reveal this to be a natural part of emerging sexuality for the majority of males and females worldwide. Cultural taboos limit the discussion o ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Well, it depends on the age of the child and whether they were close to the grandparent. If they didn't really know them, or are very young (too young ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Opposite is true: Male circumcision is a legitimate surgical procedure for removal of foreskin. Female circumcision is genital mutilation, includes amputation of clitor ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Babies do feel pain.: Even though some religious ceremonies do circumcision without anesthesia the baby still feels pain. I feel it is better to use a local anesthetic.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
All Recommended: The current recommended immunizations have all been well studied and monitered. There safety record is unparalled for medical therapy. The millions of ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: A pregnant teenager is an emancipated minor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
!4 year old--Minor: Legally, a 14 year old need not be asked permission for vaccination. Of course, information, explanation and warning should be given to them. The pare ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get a psychiatric: evaluation, better soon,
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Sensitive cultural..: Female circumcisions being done in some countries are considered as genital mutilation in western culture.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: The possibility is in part determined by access to someone trained in doing the procedure. Then the choice must be made when or if to do it. If it is ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cristina Carballo
38 years experience Neonatology
YES!!: Absolutely. Lice is very contagious and all children who had contact with the infected child should also be examined.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Adult Circumcision: I am assuming you are speaking about male circumcision. This is not common but there are some rare conditions such as scarred foreskin and other re ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Simple surgery: The infant is placed on a restraint that holds the arms & legs.The penis is exposed & injected with a local anesthetic.Antiseptic is applied to the pe ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Sexual molestation: For a 'child sexual molestation' --- ' penetration' is not a requirement. Simple fondling of genitalia of a minor is sufficient to sexually molest a c ... Read More

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