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Also what are the different religious beliefs on circumcision?

Also what are the different religious beliefs on circumcision?

Different: Jews and muslims are for it, because torah and koran support it. Christianity and other religions (major ones) don't support for religious purposes. I am not sure about some "minor" cults, though. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more


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What to do if I was circumcised at 8 days old due to religious purposes but are there ever cases when they do it and a mistake occurs?

What to do if I was circumcised at 8 days old due to religious purposes but are there ever cases when they do it and a mistake occurs?

Yes mistakes occur: There have been mistakes where too much skin has been removed & others where part of the glans has been amputated whether performed by physician or as ritual by a Mohel. I have taken care of a number of these over the years. Fortunately "mistakes" are few & far between & Most circumcisions are fine. Hope you weren't recipient of one of these "mistakes". ...Read more

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Does it feel different for a women when being with a male that is not circumcised?

Does it feel different for a women when being with a male that is not circumcised?

Preference: While critics say circumcision decreases sexual pleasure, there are currently no scientific studies to support this claim. In fact, study participants in africa who had been circumcised as adults reported either no effect or increased pleasure. ...Read more

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Other than religious tradition of course, what is the point of getting circumcised?

Other than religious tradition of course, what is the point of getting circumcised?

Way fewer infections: Americans turned away from the practice since the 60's - part of the wave of 'natural' is better and if we were meant to be foreskinless, we'd be born that way. But - recently a major study, with results reported in the ny times ; wall st journal differ strongly. Yes - do it - and do it in infancy if possible. Link: http://online.Wsj.Com/news/articles/sb10001424127887324798904578531063301112102. ...Read more

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Hi I am not circumcised and I have very frequent break outs. I have tried 3 or 4 different kinds medications and they do not help is there anything el?

Hi I am not circumcised and I have very frequent break outs. I have tried 3 or 4 different kinds medications and they do not help is there anything el?

Circumcision!: After failing to respond to topical care as reported, circumcision would be the most reasonable choice of long-term care. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio/ video goes faster and learns more than text chat. ...Read more

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I would prefer not to circumcise my son due to religious beliefs. How difficult will it be on me to maintain his penis hygiene? How often do I clean?

I would prefer not to circumcise my son due to religious beliefs. How difficult will it be on me to maintain his penis hygiene? How often do I clean?

Easy: It is quite simple to care for the uncircumcised penis. Gentle cleaning around the tip is all that is necessary. Gentle retraction of the foreskin is advised. Never force it back. It is normal for his foreskin to not be totally retractable till he's 3-4 years old. ...Read more

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

If a male baby is circumcised, his foreskin, or the flap of skin covering the tip of his penis, ...Read more