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Circumcision (cont.)

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Depending on the problem, the doctor may start your baby on antibiotics, cauterize or seal off the bleeding, or in some instances, perform surgery to fix the problem.

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Circumcision of males involves removing the fold of skin that normally covers the glans penis.

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