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Pain felt to babies during circumsicion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi this is
Doctor :   Hi
User :   is circumsicion pain ful for a baby?
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   i have month old baby who is not circumsized yet
Doctor :  
circumsicion is a surgical procedure
User :   could it be completely painless?
Doctor :  
and all surgical procedures are done with anesthesia
Doctor :  
meaning the procedure is done without pain
User :   i heard that it can't be completely painless
User :   babies feel some pain which is extremely untolerable
User :   is this true?
Doctor :   everybody feel pain
Doctor :   and surgeries as big as heart and brain surgeries are conducted on new born babies
User :   ok
Doctor :   unless emergency all surgeries are preferably avoided in the babies
User :   do they put babies completely into sleep while performing this surgery?
Doctor :   yes

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