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Was circumcision ever recommended by medical associations?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

In the past.

In brief: Yes

In the past.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Still is recommended in third world countries with high rates of HIV, to decrease transmission rates for HIV.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes, and currently

Examination of scientific studies between 1995 and now shows links between circumcision and decreased risks for urinary tract infections, some kinds of cancer, hpv, hiv, and other sexually transmitted diseases.
There is a preventative effect. It is now recommended by the american academy of pediatrics.

In brief: Yes, and currently

Examination of scientific studies between 1995 and now shows links between circumcision and decreased risks for urinary tract infections, some kinds of cancer, hpv, hiv, and other sexually transmitted diseases.
There is a preventative effect. It is now recommended by the american academy of pediatrics.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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In brief: Circ

New studies showing protective effect oh circ on std and HIV transmission rates, don't know of any professional group advising mandatory circs.

In brief: Circ

New studies showing protective effect oh circ on std and HIV transmission rates, don't know of any professional group advising mandatory circs.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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