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Are male circumcision and female genital mutilation equivalent?

Are male circumcision and female genital mutilation equivalent?

No way: Male circumcision is requirement by some religions & female so called 'circumcisions' by NO religions. Prevents phimosis in men, also reduces risk of UTIs in baby boys, easier to keep clean reduces & risk of STDs. In females is pure & simple mutilation as clitoris is amputated to prevent any future erotic sensation from sex or masturbation. Also severe risk of serious infection & hemorrhage. ? = ? ...Read more

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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Is male circumcision worse then female circumcision?

Is male circumcision worse then female circumcision?

Opposite is true: Male circumcision is a legitimate surgical procedure for removal of foreskin. Female circumcision is genital mutilation, includes amputation of clitoris ; banned in all civilized countries. Thus male circumcision is ok for religious, medical or even hygienic indications. Female circumcision is a crime. ...Read more

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Is adult male circumcision painful?

Is adult male circumcision painful?

Usually: The penis is very sensitive and therefore painful after surgery. The pain will decrease steadily after surgery. By two weeks should be pain free. ...Read more

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Why isn't female circumcision as wide-spread as male circumcision?

Why isn't female circumcision as wide-spread as male circumcision?

There is never a : Medical indication for female genital mutilation. And although some physicians would argue against this, there are at least some times when a male circumcision is medically indicated. Male circumcisions are generally not associated with horrific outcomes. Female genital mutilation is - and has been banned in many countries (at least until age 18 years old). ...Read more

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What is female circumcision?

What is female circumcision?

It is more properly : Referred to as female genital mutilation. Female genital mutilation effects 140 million females done w or w/out anesthesia it may involve removal of the clitoral hood, clitoris, inner labia & / or out labia with objects such as a razor, scissors, broken glass or knives. It can lead to severe chronic pain, problems with childbirth, hemorrhage, infections & death. Infibulation is when the female's. ...Read more

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Describe gender reassignment surgery male to female?

Describe gender reassignment surgery male to female?

Gender reassignment: The surgical procedures by which a person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that of the other sex. ...Read more

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What religions require male circ?

What religions require male circ?

Circumcision: Judaism and islam are the 2 largest religions that require male circumcision. ...Read more

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Why is male circumcision promoted but female genital cutting illegal ?

Why is male circumcision promoted but female genital cutting illegal ?

There can be medical: Benefits derived from male circumcision. However, there are no health benefits from female genital mutilation. It can be done w or w/out anesthesia it may involve removal of the clitoral hood, clitoris, inner labia & / or out labia with objects such as a razor, scissors, broken glass or knives. It can lead to severe chronic pain, problems with childbirth, hemorrhage, infections & death. ...Read more

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Do doctors agree male circumcision is a genital mutilation?

Do doctors agree male circumcision is a genital mutilation?

No we don't agree: Penile amputation would be mutilation or where part of glans penis or too much shaft skin is accidentally removed. Circumcision is unnecessary provided foreskin retracts easily, but this can not be evaluated in babies or boys up to a certain age. Has certain advantages such as reducing rate of UTIs in 1st-year-of-life, easier to clean & reducing risk of future HIV or the rare penile cancer. ...Read more

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Why is female circumcision considered bad in Africa but male circumcision considered good in us?

Why is female circumcision considered bad in Africa but male circumcision considered good in us?

Possibly: Because it is not standard for male circumcision to have horrific outcomes or to lead to death. Whereas female genital mutilation (that is what it really is) often leads to awful results such as severe chronic pain, hemorrhage, urinary retention, urinary tract infections, keloid scars, strictures, fistula, incontinence, infertility, painful intercourse, painful periods, neuroma, recurrent >>. ...Read more

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Is female circumcision only performed in undeveloped countries?

Is female circumcision only performed in  undeveloped countries?

Yes: Female circumcision is not a practice that is performed in industrialzed countries. It is not a routine procedure performed for any reason. ...Read more

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Medicine for female sexuality inhancement?

Medicine for female sexuality inhancement?

Better partner: Psychological help if those are issues esp if there is depression involved. Otherwise chocolate seriously helps - not american crap. ...Read more

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Is female masturbation safe?

Is female masturbation safe?

Yes: As long as you are not doing any physically harmful to yourself, it is perfectly safe and normal. ...Read more

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Sex change operation male to female more successful?

Sex change operation male to female more successful?

Not necessarily: Certainly, male to female is technically easier. However, all sex change patients need to go through a rigorous preoperative physical and psychiatric evaluation by a team of surgeons, psychiatrists, psychologists, etc. Before being considered for this major surgery. Once they have completed this procedure, the results are generally quite good in either direction. ...Read more

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Please explain why is female circumcision illegal, but male circumcision is not?

Please explain why is female circumcision illegal, but male circumcision is not?

Female circumcision: Is mutilation because clitoris ; inner labia are removed. Girls or women can die from blood loss. Female circumcision is also frequently accompanied by sewing labia together to prevent sexual penetration until vagina is opened for marriage. There is no medical benefit for women.Sexual pleasure is denied them. Male circumcision involves only removal of foreskin ; has some potential medical benefits. ...Read more

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Are erections normal during "dre" procedures? Male - 27

Are erections normal during "dre" procedures? Male - 27

I : I have never seen anybody getting an erection during dre unless you are already sexually aroused before dre and sequence of events such as undressing and massage of prostate may enhanhance arousal and cause erection. ...Read more

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Teen age hormonal imbalance 14 year old male questionable masculine development?

Teen age hormonal imbalance  14 year old male questionable masculine development?

Improbable...: I'm not sure what your question is here, but apparently you think you have "hormonal imbalance" at age 14. Of course you do - that is what is normal in the teen years. Nothing is in the right proportions yet, levels change constantly. That's why you have acne, are moody, have wet dreams, voice cracks. Sounds like you are the most normal teen i've heard from this week! ...Read more

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