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Should we circumcise the baby?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: Personal choice
In the US circumcision is commonplace, 80-90 %, 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.

In brief: Personal choice
In the US circumcision is commonplace, 80-90 %, 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.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: The Data
Analysis of all the available research data by the american academy of pediatrics demostrated a benefit of doing it versus the detriment of the risk.
The benefit was described as "small", but this does mean there is an advantage to performing it than the risk of not.

In brief: The Data
Analysis of all the available research data by the american academy of pediatrics demostrated a benefit of doing it versus the detriment of the risk.
The benefit was described as "small", but this does mean there is an advantage to performing it than the risk of not.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: Probably not
Unless dad or an older brother is circumcised, why do it except for religious reasons.

In brief: Probably not
Unless dad or an older brother is circumcised, why do it except for religious reasons.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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