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A 35-year-old male asked:

Im thinking of circumcision but i am scared it will cut into some large veins. what do i need to know about the surgery? is it right for me?

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Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Ask surgeon...: Circumcision is performed to relieve the bothering effects of long foreskin like infection, inflammation, etc. and can be done safely under local anesthesia as outpatient after proper preoperative counseling stressing realistic expectation. I would not worry about the large penile veins. More? Ask surgeon...

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