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circumcised vs non circumcised

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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
It is unnecessary.: Circumcision is unnecessary if good hygiene is done. Babies are born complete, finished, and perfectly fine (except for the few unlucky ones with birt ... Read More
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Circumcision: Circumcision is the surgical removal of foreskin that covers the glans- tip of the penis. The procedure is done under local anesthesia. Circumcisio ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Removal of foreskin: Performed on all jewish babies on 8th day of life, on all devout muslims before adulthood & majority of caucasian americans. It prevents smega collect ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Circumcision: Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, a small flap of skin that covers the tip of the penis, generally performed in the days after bir ... Read More
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Dr. Darren Mack
12 years experience Urology
To remove foreskin: Circumcision is the act of removing the foreskin in a male. It is done for religious/cultural reasons, cosmetic purposes, and functional problems bec ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
21 years experience Urology
Life Is Uncertain: Can {fill in the blank} go wrong? Yes, of course. All procedures have a risk of complications. Just like there is a risk of having a car accident w ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on variables: For newborns the boy is positioned on a restraint.The area is anesthetized with a local and sanitized with an antiseptic.The foreskin is cut open alon ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
Circ: Very controversial, many believe cleaner...Some data showing lower rates of HIV transmission....No clear answer.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Circumcision, like any surgery, is the last resort of taking care of recurrent chronic / acute inflammation from infection or poor hygiene which has f ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: In the us circumcision is commonplace, 65-80 %, france 30%, australia 30%, great britain 10% (not covered by national health insurance). There is data ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, of course: After all it's surgery. The amount of pain will vary depending upon the surgeon and the patient. Talk w/your doctor and get your questions answered be ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
Corrective surgery: A circumcision revision is a procedure done after a circumcision (removal of foreskin) to correct a problem with the original procedure. This can inc ... Read More
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