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What do you think about male infant circumcision?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: OK if father circ'd

Then no explanations necessary as to why father and son are different if only one is circ'd.
Circumcision is always best performed, with least morbidity in infancy. Howeever there is no real meical indication for circumcision and thus is primarily a personal, family or social decision. Either way both decisions, whether to circumcise or not to circumcise are correct & neither is wrong.

In brief: OK if father circ'd

Then no explanations necessary as to why father and son are different if only one is circ'd.
Circumcision is always best performed, with least morbidity in infancy. Howeever there is no real meical indication for circumcision and thus is primarily a personal, family or social decision. Either way both decisions, whether to circumcise or not to circumcise are correct & neither is wrong.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Well

My mom always said that if i cannot say anything nice, don't say anything at all.
For some, however, they are done as part of a culture or religion.

In brief: Well

My mom always said that if i cannot say anything nice, don't say anything at all.
For some, however, they are done as part of a culture or religion.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: So he looks lk daddy

Personal choice is the main issue behind circumcision today.
Most of my parents who chose to or not to do so because daddy went thru the procedure. Frequency varies over the world. 30% france/australia 10% britain (not covered on nhi plan)~80% us with regional variation. The only boys i see with uti's are not, but that is uncommon. There is some data suggesting less risk of std's.

In brief: So he looks lk daddy

Personal choice is the main issue behind circumcision today.
Most of my parents who chose to or not to do so because daddy went thru the procedure. Frequency varies over the world. 30% france/australia 10% britain (not covered on nhi plan)~80% us with regional variation. The only boys i see with uti's are not, but that is uncommon. There is some data suggesting less risk of std's.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine

In brief: Prevention

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, a small flap of skin that covers the tip of the penis, generally performed in the days after birth.
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.

In brief: Prevention

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, a small flap of skin that covers the tip of the penis, generally performed in the days after birth.
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.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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