Circumcision


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Synonyms for Circumcision

the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite

the act of circumcising

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Female circumcision deserves an equal, if not a better, treatment,' he added.
In 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which previously had been neutral on the subject, issued a task force report concluding that the health benefits of circumcision outweigh its risks and justify access to the procedure.
Conclusion: The thermocautery circumcision technique can be used easily in both the operating theatre and in designated circumcision rooms, with a lower complication rate, when compared to plastic clamping and surgical circumcisions.
The product page on Amazon does not make any reference to home circumcision or training non-professionals to perform circumcisions at all.
Dullah, an Al Ain resident, said: "I had my son's circumcision here in one of Al Ain's hospitals and it was covered by the insurance.
The controversies associated with this topic and the strong views held by authors on either side of the circumcision divide highlights how evidence can still be interpreted differently depending on personal biases.
The Act deals expressly with male circumcision of boys under 18 by providing when and how it may take place.
One village in each pair was randomly chosen to receive the intervention, in which Christian church leaders (ideally at least one male and one female from each church) were invited to attend a day-long seminar that discussed the medical, historical, social and religious aspects of circumcision.
However, beneficial outcome of circumcision isstill debatable, as it remains uncertain whether the potential benefits of circumcision outweigh its known complications.
The English- and German-language literature and other online available data relating to male circumcision have been examined.
It is reasonable to assume that Moses consciously rejected circumcision as an ancient Egyptian rite, the first of the Egyptians' practices which the Israelites would have to renounce.
The American Academy of Pediatrics 2012 policy statement does not recommend routine circumcision but does list prevention of urinary tract infections and HIV and STD prevention as benefits of infant circumcision.
Response by Intact America and Attorneys for the Rights of the Child to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) "Recommendations for Providers Counseling Male Patients and Parents Regarding Male Circumcision and the Prevention of HIV Infection STIs, and other Health Outcomes.
KEY WORDS: Circumcision, sexual functioning, sexual satisfaction, partner preferences
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that medically performed male circumcision could help decrease the risk of contracting HIV and several other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) as well as other health problems.