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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but not for adult circumcisions for religious reasons.
Adult circumcision outcomes study: effect on erectile function, penile sensitivity, sexual activity and satisfaction.
The literature on adverse effects of neonatal, childhood and adult circumcision is substantial and by no means easily reduced to generalisations.
In the recently completed South African study of adult circumcision by general medical practitioners in their surgical offices, the overall complication rate was 3.8%.
"Examples of treatments include surgery for hernias, tonsillectomy, haemorrhoid surgery, cataract surgery, knee arthroscopy and adult circumcision.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Adult circumcision may protect against infection with HIV in heterosexual men, according to the first randomized controlled trial to test the procedure.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Adult circumcision may protect against infection with HIV, according to the first randomized controlled trial to test the procedure.
Adult circumcision could be an option, but you might also want to talk to Norm-UK on 01785-814044 about possible alternatives.
Compared to adult circumcision, early infant medical male circumcision (EIMC) is cheaper, heals faster and, unlike the case with adults, there is no chance that children would engage in any riskier sexual behaviour after circumcision because they feel more protected.
Although some studies in the literature investigated the physical effects of adult circumcision, no recent study investigated its psychological effects.
Some authors have cautioned against using tissue adhesive in adult circumcision because erections put tension on the wound, which could lead to dehiscence.
On the other hand, a strong argument is that infant circumcision performed in a clinical setting is a relatively minor procedure with fewer risks than those inherent in adult circumcision, and heals in a shorter period.
With the support of the Hadassah Medical Organization, which runs Israel's main university hospital in Jerusalem and has provided most of the budget and equipment, the Jerusalem AIDS Project sent three delegations of surgeons to teach adult circumcision in Swaziland.
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