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Circumcision, less risk of STD - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my new boyfriend's penis looks different than the others i've experience, he mentioned something about circumcision. is that healthy?
User :   does it need medical attention?
Doctor :   if he has problem retracting the foreskin
Doctor :   he can under go the procedure
User :   what does the procedure do
User :   and whats the name of it?
Doctor :   Circumcision is the surgical removal of the sleeve of skin and mucosal tissue that normally covers the glans (head) of the penis
User :   he said he doesnt want that becuase it would get less sensitive. is that true?
Doctor :   Circumcision prevents infection and inflammation of the foreskin
Doctor :   t may decrease the risk of penile cancer
User :   if it's so beneficial, why don't all men get circumcised?
Doctor :   might play a role in reducing the risk of sexually transmitted diseases
Doctor :   it is individual choice
Doctor :   what is good for one
Doctor :   may be beneficial in other
User :   it seems like an obvious choice to get it done, why would someone not want it?

Doctor :   some do it for religious, some to medical causes
Doctor :   reasons
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