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Camp Lejeune, NC
A 23-year-old female asked about a male:

Why would my son's , 2 weeks old, doctor delay his circumcision? all she said was his line wasn't straight and it had a curve.

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Delay: Often circumcision is delayed because of anatomical problems like a urethra being out of place, usually more forward and frequently associated with only a partial foreskin. Anything like this needs to be referred to a pediatric urologist. I'm not sure what she means about his line not being straight but if she feels uncomfortable, have him referred for reassessment. All the best.
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