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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The sample mean circumcision preference score for anal intercourse of 3.29 (SD = 2.42) was significantly different from 5 (t(27) = 3.75, p = .001, d = 0.71, 95% CI [-2.65, -0.78]) in the direction of a preference for an intact penis.
We tested whether women and men believe circumcision status matters on several different factors by indicating which circumcision status (intact, circumcised, or no difference) was best described by a series of statements (e.g., "The most hygienic circumcision status is ...").
The latest incident comes months after a 2-year-year-old died of severe blood loss from a botched circumcision in Rome.
Italy's Roman Catholic majority does not practice circumcision but many immigrants in the country are Muslims and perform the procedures for religious and cultural reasons.
In the 14 countries designated high priority (because of high HIV rates and low circumcision prevalence), the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the 18.6 million circumcisions already performed have prevented an estimated 230 000 new HIV infections, with the number prevented projected to increase to 1.1 million by 2030.
This is a relatively frequent occurrence after normal, successful circumcisions. Parents of an affected newborn should be instructed to gently slide the skin back until the head of the penis is completely exposed again.
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.
Abu Dhabi: The cost of circumcisions is forcing many parents to head to their home countries for such surgeries.
Complications were reported in 88 circumcisions (12.1% of all circumcised children) with swelling (n = 42), mild bleeding (n = 21), significant bleeding (n = 9), inadequate circumcision (n = 7), infection (n = 1), and mortality (n = 1) being reported.
At about the same time, a team from the circumcision campaign began offering circumcisions and related outreach programs in both the intervention and the control villages, and documented the number of boys and men in each village who underwent the procedure.
In Pakistan, 85-90% of circumcisions are performed by traditional circumcisers, village barbers, paramedical theatre staff and technicians where operation is performed with no anaesthesia, no sutures, with unsterilized instruments and ashes of burnt wood are used to establish homeostasis, and only 10-15% have access to a proper medical facility where a doctor performs the circumcision under strict aseptic technique4.
This week on Unorthodox, we've got a special episode dedicated to circumcision and the Jewish mitzvah known as the brit, or bris, that signifies entry into the tribe for 8-day-old Jewish males.
The complications of circumcision can be avoided by preventing circumcision by non-doctors and quacks.
Male circumcision is not widely discussed in Poland.
So Zipporah took a flint and cut off her son's foreskin, and touched his legs with it, saying 'You are truly a bridegroom of blood to me!' And when He let him alone, she added, 'A bridegroom of blood because of the circumcision' (Ex.