A 48-year-old member asked:
are male circumcision and female genital mutilation equivalent?
1 doctor answer
Dr. George Klauber answered
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No way: Male circumcision is requirement by some religions & female so called 'circumcisions' by NO religions. Prevents phimosis in men, also reduces risk of UTIs in baby boys, easier to keep clean reduces & risk of STDs. In females is pure & simple mutilation as clitoris is amputated to prevent any future erotic sensation from sex or masturbation. Also severe risk of serious infection & hemorrhage. ? = ?
Answered on Jan 6, 2019
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