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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KEY WORDS: Circumcision, sexual functioning, sexual satisfaction, partner preferences
The results were similar in sensitivity analyses that included self-reported circumcisions that could not be verified, or that excluded men who had already planned to be circumcised.
These are the first federal guidelines on circumcision, a brief medical procedure that involves cutting away the foreskin around the tip of the penis.
The evidence thus flatly contradicts Darby's statement that "there is no medical justification for circumcision in infancy.
He wrote that "members of such groups fetishese (sic) circumcision instruments and procedures, and post pictures of themselves masturbating over them etc.
Now researchers say campaigns in Swaziland, Botswana and Malawi are failing owing to concerns from men, communities and countries about whether medical male circumcision is appropriate for them.
not in line with the fact that the United States combines a high prevalence of STDs and HIV infections with a high percentage of routine circumcisions.
The clinic has already done over 1000 circumcisions and is gearing to respond to a high winter demand in June and July, when it plans to provide circumcision seven days a week.
We believe that it is essential for the MIS to not only run seasonally but also to become a proactive and ongoing campaign because, unfortunately, unqualified traditional surgeons, irresponsible parents and inattentive nurses still contribute to the problem of botched circumcisions.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A decision of the German Ethics Council over the circumcision of young children has failed to ease the concerns of the Muslim and Jewish communities in the country.
Dr Machlin makes a number of criticisms of our paper, Circumcision of neonates and children without appropriate anaesthesia is unacceptable practice, to which we would like to respond.
Circumcisions by medical providers on children aged one year or older tended to be associated with more complications (median 6 percent), although there were still few serious adverse events.
Nurses are not authorised to perform male circumcisions, though the country would consider allowing them to do so.
He said: "But it must be understood that some medical practitioners would have moral objections to performing cultural circumcisions, which needs to be respected.
In Kahn's study, cost-effectiveness was modeled for 1,000 circumcisions performed within a general adult male population.