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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
About penis frenulum: The frenulum of one's penis is just another normal part of his body, like his earlobe is. The penis frenulum possesses neither good nor evil... it's j... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Circumcuision: It is neither good nor bad. It is a personal decision whether to have a circumcision as an adult.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Female circumcision: Is banned in all civilized countries, not just africa.It is "criminal mutilation". Male circumcision is an accepted religious rite for jews and muslim... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possibly: Because it is not standard for male circumcision to have horrific outcomes or to lead to death. Whereas female genital mutilation (that is what it rea... Read More
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Dr. Spencer Long
Dr. Spencer Longanswered
Specializes in Urology
Not usually: The only reason to get circumcised is if you are having infections of the foreskin or if the foreskin will not retract. This often happen in men with ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not at all: There are minimal risks of anesthesia. Only very minor risk of bleeding, as all bleeding vessels should be cauterized before skin is closed. Risk of i... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Just the discomfort: These heal the quickest & require the least effort if done in the newborn period. Adults will require general anesthesia, stitches & a period ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Although this has been practiced in some cultures it falls well into the definition of genital mutilation for no apparent reason. Differing from male ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Barnard
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Get quotation: Contact the doctor's rooms - this is a platform to help patients with medical information, not quotes. To get a quote, contact the rooms of the doctor... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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3-5 days: Assuming normal male, no infections or complications, you can expect soreness post procedure to last 1-3 days. Depending in your work demands, 3-5days... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it is: Suggests there is little or no erectile dysfunction.

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