A 46-year-old member asked:
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why is the circumcision popular among the american men?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Personal preference: A few cite easier hygiene, decreased std's over a lifetime, elimination of foreskin cancer, etc. The main factor seems to be personal preference. Daddy wants his boy to look the same. I see occasional uti's primarily in uncircumcised boys, but that is uncommon. Rates vary throughout the world. While in the military it was the most requested elective surgery among shipboard sailors.
Answered on Feb 12, 2014

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Because daddy had it: This in one of the most common elective procedures performed in the country.It varies within cultures and regions but reaches 80% in parts of the us.I ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. George Klauber
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Not necessarily: Only beneficial if foreskin can not be retracted or subject doesn't wash his penis.
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Foreskin: No it cannot be restored.

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