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What is circumcision?

What is circumcision?

Circumcision: Circumcision is the surgical removal of foreskin that covers the glans- tip of the penis. The procedure is done under local anesthesia. Circumcision is done primarily for religious and cultural reasons. Uncircumcised males can be kept clean with gentle cleaning of the tip of the penis. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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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 is circumcision?

What is circumcision?

Removal of foreskin: Performed on all jewish babies on 8th day of life, on all devout muslims before adulthood & majority of caucasian americans. It prevents smega collection under a foreskin, reduces risk of utis in 1st 6-months of life & risk of cancer in men with poor penile hygeine or inability to retract foreskin & significantly reduces risk of HIV in africa & possibly elsewhere.. ...Read more

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What is circumcision for?

What is circumcision for?

To remove foreskin: Circumcision is the act of removing the foreskin in a male. It is done for religious/cultural reasons, cosmetic purposes, and functional problems because the skin is too tight and results in painful erections or difficult urination. ...Read more

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Can circumcision go wrong?

Can circumcision go wrong?

Unlikely: If circumcision performed by an experienced & careful surgeon. Surgeon needs to be careful reading removal of correct amount of skin & meticulous regarding hemostasis (control of bleeding). ...Read more

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How can circumcision be done?

Depends on variables: For newborns the boy is positioned on a restraint.The area is anesthetized with a local and sanitized with an antiseptic.The foreskin is cut open along the top and a metal clamp is applied that protects the glans and defines the limit of the circular cut.The excess foreskin is cut and removed, the clamp is then removed and the site covered with vasaline and gauze.Other methods are also used. ...Read more

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Is circumcision more healthy?

Is circumcision more healthy?

Circ: Very controversial, many believe cleaner...Some data showing lower rates of HIV transmission....No clear answer. ...Read more

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Can getting circumcised hurt ?

Can getting circumcised hurt ?

Yes, of course: After all it's surgery. The amount of pain will vary depending upon the surgeon and the patient. Talk w/your doctor and get your questions answered before surgery. ...Read more

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How important is circumcision?

How important is circumcision?

Here are some ...: Circumcision, like any surgery, is the last resort of taking care of recurrent chronic / acute inflammation from infection or poor hygiene which has failed to respond to conservative topical Rx / care. It can be done under local, usually with good outcome and help to solve the bother from long tight foreskin. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Are most men have circumcised?

Are most men have circumcised?

Varies: In the us circumcision is commonplace, 65-80 %, france 30%, australia 30%, great britain 10% (not covered by national health insurance). There is data suggesting increased life risks of UTI & std if not & i remember it being the most requested elective surgery among young enlisted men during my navy years. If it is done at all it is easiest and heals quickest in newborns. ...Read more

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What is Circumcision Revision?

 What is Circumcision Revision?

Corrective surgery: A circumcision revision is a procedure done after a circumcision (removal of foreskin) to correct a problem with the original procedure. This can include a cosmetic issue with the appearance or leaving too much of the foreskin behind after circumcision. It is important to consider whether or not the appearance is truly that bad as another surgery may not always improve the results. ...Read more

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Is circumcision right for boys ?

Is circumcision right for boys ?

Preventative if any: Circ rates run 0-80% depending on cultural, religious& healthcare practices around the world. The only males with uti's i've treated in 3 decades were uncircumcised & often <2mo old. You'll never have a trapped glans(paraphimosis) or cancer of the removed area. In the end, its more cultural than need.I view it similar to piercing ears but with a few potential health benefits. ...Read more

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Should i get adult circumcision?

Should i get adult circumcision?

If foreskin tight: Circumcision will take care of phimosis (tight foreskin). Adults may respond to applications os prescription strength steroid cream applied to tight skin twice daily for 2-3 months. However, circumcision is much more reliable and definitive. ...Read more

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Is it bad not to be circumcised?

Is it bad not to be circumcised?

Not usually: The only reason to get circumcised is if you are having infections of the foreskin or if the foreskin will not retract. This often happen in men with diabetes. Best regards ...Read more

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Can a circumcision be done wrong?

Can a circumcision be done wrong?

Definitely: As with any surgical procedure, things can always go wrong such as bleeding, infection, scarring, etc. Even if the procedure is done perfectly, there are patient medical conditions that may not allow optimal wound healing such as the ones listed above. ...Read more

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How common is adult circumcision?

How common is adult circumcision?

Very common: Most urologists taking care of adults perform lots of circumcisions. Adult urologists at our hospital perform 1 - 200 such procedures every year. ...Read more

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Can circumcision be traumatizing?

Can circumcision be traumatizing?

Can be traumatic: Immediate traumatic effects may include scarring, hemorrhage, and infection. Several studies of newborns implicate that trauma of pain of circumcision can leave behavioral changes, some difficulty in mother infant relationship. Circumcisions are painful. A lot depends on anesthesia and sedation.Should consult pediatrician as to effects of circumcision. Part of issue may parents not present. ...Read more

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How safe is baby boy circumcision?

How safe is baby boy circumcision?

Mostly very safe: Provided the surgeon, pediatrician, obstetrician or mohel is well trained and careful. I believe plastibell method, where the redundant foreskin is tied off over a small plastic ring is the safest because risk of bleeding is very slight.. Correct size plastibell ring must be selected and a frenular bleed should be cauterized.(check google.Com). Clamp method usually safe, but risk of bleed more. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i'm circumcised?

Circumcised: If you have been circumcised properly, the glans penis (head of penis) should be visible without pulling any skin back on the shaft. It is this "excess" skin that is cut away during circumcision. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to be circumcised?

No: there are no health risks associated with being circumcised. conversely, there are a few health risks associated with not being circumcised. overall, it is a personal choice. those adamantly opposed to newborn circumcision ignore the data showing the health benefits. Their argument basically is that the slight increase in long-term health benefits doesn't justify routine circumcision. ...Read more

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How common is it to be circumcised?

How common is it to be circumcised?

Not normal or: Abnormal. There are some health concerns and some religious customs. Otherwise it's your freedom of choice. Circumcision at your age wound be quite painful. ...Read more

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What's the benefit of circumcision?

What's the benefit of circumcision?

Preventative if any: Circ rates run 0-80% depending on cultural, religious and healthcare practices around the world. The only males with utis i've treated in 3 decades were uncircumcised and under 2mo old. You never have a trapped glans(paraphimosis) or cancer of the removed area.Reduction in std rates are documented.I viiew it similar to piercing ears but with known health benifits.Easy and heals quick for newborns. ...Read more

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Can a circumcised male get phimosa?

Can a circumcised male get phimosa?

No: A person without foreskin cannot get phimosis. Phimosis is the inability to retract foreskin and it is not relevant if one does not have a foreskin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Could i get a circumcision reversed?

Possible, but why: Fairly major surgery. Involves circumferential incision around penis low enough to form inner foreskin, or even lower to provide both inner & outer foreskin, which is pulled up & leaves area of denuded penile shaft. This is covered by a skin graft taken from hiarless inner upper arm or thigh skin. Post-operatively 'new' foreskin becomes edematous until new lymph channels develop (if ever). Think! ...Read more

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