Circumcision Topic Guide

Circumcision Circumcision: Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, the fold of skin at the end of the penis. Circumcision is usually done in infancy, allowing the patient to avoid further medical problems later in life and practice better hygiene. It is often done for cultural reasons, notably in the Jewish community. Opponents of circumcision argue that it unecessarily exposes babies to surgical risks and people should have autonomy over their own bodies




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