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Circumcision (cont.)


Few infants have complications from circumcision (as few as 2%). Most complications are easy to treat. To reduce the risk of complications, be sure the doctor performing the circumcision is experienced.

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Foreskin Problems Two conditions commonly occur with the foreskin of the penis of an uncircumcised or improperly circumcised boy or man, phimosis and paraphimosis. Causes of phim...learn more >>

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

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