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When did it become common for non-jewish parents in america to circumcise their boys?

When did it become common for non-jewish parents in america to circumcise their boys?

World War 2: General mcarthur required all troops headed for asia to be circumcised because of foreskin related problems in the tropics, jungles etc., when men could not wash, were wading rivers etc. Nationwide campaign was instituted promoting all the benefits of circumcised penises being cleaner, healthier and avoidance of infection, cancer, stds etc.. Then circ'd fathers wanted same for their sons and so on. ...Read more

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If you have a boy, which parent his height going to be inherited from?

If you have a boy, which parent his  height going to be inherited from?

Both.: A way to predict the final height is take the average of the two parents' heights and add 5 CM for boys, subtract 5 CM for girls. This is, of course, very approximate. ...Read more

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I am 16 year old boy and I am 5'7 and my parents are of normal height so how i can grow fast?

I am 16 year old boy and  I am 5'7 and my parents are of normal height so how i can grow fast?

Eat right & exercise: There is no way to make yourself "grow fast" other than to eat right. If you want to guess how tall you might become, check out http://voices.Yahoo.Com/3-ways-predict-childrens-adult-height-8446463.Html. ...Read more

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My friend have a boy friend past 4 years they are in physical touch, now there parents was not accepting for marriage with her boyfriends.

My friend  have a boy friend past 4 years they are in physical touch, now there parents was not accepting for marriage with her boyfriends.

It happens sometimes: Parent's disliking a child's choice of mate is a universal conflict, happening in every town or village on earth at this very moment (for the last hundred thousand years). Most parents know their child really well (been caring for the child so many years) and want the best for their child. Just wait. As the child reaches her mid-20's, she can make better decisions on this than her parents can. ...Read more

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3.5yr old boy @ 27lbs and a 5% for height. 3pediasures/day, struggles but eats & sleeps fairly well . Small parents: mom5'1" & dad 5'6". Is he ok?

3.5yr old boy @ 27lbs and a 5% for height. 3pediasures/day, struggles but eats & sleeps fairly well . Small parents: mom5'1" & dad 5'6".  Is he ok?

Need more info: We would need much more information. What does he eat, when. How is he functioning, is his behavior normal? Were there any problems at birth? Is there stress at home? ...Read more

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Is it possible for only 16 years old-boy to be so hairy ? And its not genetic ! his parents are normal !

Is it possible for only 16 years old-boy to be so hairy ? And its not genetic ! his parents are normal !

Yes: I'm going to assume this isn't persistent lanugo or one of the uncommon porphyrias. It is genetic, just as two people with brown eyes can have a blue-eyed baby. Congratulations on progressing toward manhood -- it's difficult enough without somebody making you uncomfortable about the body you were born with. Many women will like this "macho" attribute & many men will wish they were like you. ...Read more

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How do we parent a 15 yr old boy with sociopathic behavior?

How do we parent a 15 yr old boy with sociopathic behavior?

Sociopath: Clear guidelines and firm limits setting, involve in individual and family counseling, provide modeling and guidance. ...Read more

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My boy friend id 17 years old and he got in a four wheeler accident this past summer and his back is hurting his parents eont tske him what can i do?

My boy friend id 17 years old and he got in a four wheeler accident this past summer and his back is hurting his parents eont tske him what can i do?

Question isn't clear: If a 17 year-old has back pain that is moderate pain or worse, or is having trouble moving around or doing sports, he needs an evaluation. If parents won't take him due to lack of money or due to immigration status, he can ask a local Teen Clinic, which is often connected to the County Health Dept. or to a medical university. Teen clinics may be able to see teens for free (you have ask about it). ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 5'11 14 year old boy who shaves everyday to grow taller? Parents 5'6 and 6'3

Is it possible for a 5'11 14 year old boy who shaves everyday to grow taller? Parents 5'6 and 6'3

Yes: Usually boys grow until late teens/early 20's. If the boy didn't enter puberty early, there is definitely more growth potential. ...Read more

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