A 40-year-old member asked:
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why is the circumcision is popular among the american men?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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.It was a common requested elective surgery in my years in the navy among adults.There are some health benefits offered by some as a reason, but mostly it is done on babies because dady had it done.
Answered on Nov 9, 2013

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