A member asked:

Can infant circumcision ever be in the best interest of the child?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in 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 chances are small.If he is one that develops foreskin cancer, or an extra std, the procedure might be appreciated. The kid who develops para-phymosis leading to strangulation of the penile tip, might. All rare but possible.

Answered 5/9/2019



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