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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

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Ambiguous Genitalia (Definition)

Subject has external genitalia which do not clearly appear to be female or male. Subject may be born with characteristics of both sexes as in hermaphroditism or genitalia may be malformed or underdeveloped as in severe hypospadias.Subject with ambiguos genitalia may have external genitalia which do not match gonadal or chromosomal sex as in androgen insensitivity syndrome ...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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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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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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Male genitals itching, any help?

Male genitals itching, any help?

Yes: Yes genital warts can cause irritation, itching and bleeding due to scratching , see your doctor and get treated.. ...Read more

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What are male and female pheromones?

What are male and female pheromones?

They are: "odors" emanating from any animal which are "sexually attractive" Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Why do female patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia not have male internal genitalia?

Why do female patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia not have male internal genitalia?

TheyAreFemaleKaryoty: Females with congenital adrenal Hyperplasia severe variety may have large clitoris and external genitalia may look like male but they are Female Karyotype on Chromosome exam and internal organs are female It is due to exposure to high concentration of Androgens in utero ...Read more

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Are high testosterone men attracted to feminine or masculine females?

Are high testosterone men attracted to feminine or masculine females?

Unknown: Interesting question, but I know of no studies that have looked to answer this question. Testosterone increases male libido, but I doubt that it changes ones sexual preferences. ...Read more

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Male having female body shape?

Male having female body shape?

Many different cause: Klinefelters syndrome is common, but there are many other genetic disorders and disorders of sexual development that could produce such a picture. ...Read more

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What are some female genital abnormalities?

What are some female genital abnormalities?

Many: 2 vaginas, double uterus, etc. Not sure exactly what you are asking? Try a google search. ...Read more

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What is female ejaculation (squirting)?

Probably urine: The vaginal glands don't have significant muscle, so expelled fluid may be vaginal secretions expressed by a vaginal contraction, but more likely is urine because the female bladder neck/urethra are continent only at "low" pressures. ...Read more

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Can male yeast infection affects male infertility?

Can male yeast infection affects male infertility?

Some can: Some can cause infertility but it is typically short term since it typically goes away after it is treated. ...Read more

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Does swallowing of male sperm by a female causes pregnancy?

Does swallowing of male sperm by a female causes pregnancy?

Nope.: If no vaginal intercourse takes place, or if genetic material does not reach the female upper genital tract pregnancy cannot occur. ...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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Female ejaculation result in pregnancy? Just curious. What does female ejaculation does? What will happen if both the male & female ejaculate together

Female ejaculation result in pregnancy? Just curious. What does female ejaculation does? What will happen if both the male & female ejaculate together

Female ejaculation: Females have orgasms, they do not ejaculate. If a male ejaculates i.e.Releases sperm, in a fertile woman's vagina with out a condom, a pregnancy is possible. ...Read more

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What causes bumps in female private area? 

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What causes bumps in female private area? 

Lots of things: There are natural bumps that occur in the labia, or lips, that surround the vagina and the vagina itself can often be lumpy. These lumps are usually skin coloured or pink and soft and due to glands under the skin and generally cause no problems. If you have any funny coloured lumps (darker than your skin or white), hard lumps or painful lumps then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more