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Circumcision of the foreskin around the penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi, is this a male doctor? i'd be more comfortable explaining my situation
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   yes
User :   and they could relate better
User :   ok
User :   i've been thinking a lot about getting surgery done lately
User :   a circumcision specifically
Doctor :   which surgery
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i just dont know what to do
User :   i've grown up with everyone around my circumcised and i want to get it done, but i can't bring myself to making the appointment.
User :   i dont know what to do
User :   *around me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is safe
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   u can get it done
Doctor :   simple procedure
User :   is it really as common as i've experienced, like what % of men have had it?
Doctor :   there is no data as how many men under went it
Doctor :   but it depends on u
Doctor :   if a person needs it
Doctor :   he can undergo
Doctor :   some people do undergo due to religious custom as well
User :   i've read things about it possibly decreasing sensitivity, but also being beneficial for preventing disease
Doctor :   people who have difficulty in retracting the fore skin
Doctor :   infact it enhances sensitivity

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