Circumcision - Wikipedia
Male circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the human penis. In the most common procedure, the foreskin is opened, adhesions are removed, and the foreskin is separated from the glans.After that, a circumcision device may be placed and then the foreskin is cut off. Topical or locally injected anesthesia is sometimes used to reduce pain and physiologic stress.
Circumcision Information and Resource Pages
CIRP is an Internet resource providing information about all aspects of the genital surgery known as circumcision: Medical considerations, risks, benefits and harm. Includes searchable reference library.
Religious male circumcision - Wikipedia
Religious male circumcision generally occurs shortly after birth, during childhood or around puberty as part of a rite of passage. Circumcision is most prevalent in the religions of Judaism, Islam, Coptic Orthodox Church, Ethiopian Orthodox Church and Eritrean Orthodox Church.. Many countries with majorities of Christian adherents have low circumcision rates (as in Europe and South America ...
Circumcision information for Australians | Circinfo.org
A Victorian fad. Routine or preventive circumcision was a Victorian medical fad which should have gone out with neck-to-knee bathing costumes, blood-letting, frontal lobotomies, and the idea that children should be seen and not heard.
VIDEOS about CIRCUMCISION. Infant circumcision in the United States has been on a steady decline for several decades, and has been all but abandoned in other medically advanced countries that once practiced it.
WHO | Male circumcision for HIV prevention
There is compelling evidence that male circumcision reduces the risk of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in men by approximately 60%. Three randomized controlled trials have shown that male circumcision provided by well trained health professionals in properly equipped settings is safe. WHO ...
Circumcised and hated it - circumstitions.com
The Tip of the Iceberg Men who resent being circumcised We often hear "I've never heard of a man complaining about being circumcised!" Send them here and they won't be able to say that again.
Complications of Circumcision - circumstitions.com
The remarkably high incidence of complications of infant circumcision. Pieretti et al. at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children found 424 (4.7%) out of 8,967 operations in 2003-7 were for complications resulting from previous neonatal circumcision. (Note that this is the fraction of operations, not circumcisions) and 127 boys with concerns following newborn circumcision represented 7.4% of the ...
Circumcision, Talmud Style - Come and Hear
The Circumcision Ritual. Circumcision consists of three actions: milah — cutting the foreskin with a knife, peri'ah — ripping the membrane with a fingernail, and mezizah — applying the mouth to the baby's bleeding penis and sucking blood from the wound. The Jewish Encyclopedia (1906) gives this detailed description:. The operation [circumcision] consists of three parts: "milah," "peri'ah ...
QuranicPath | Circumcision - Does the Quran Approve it ...
What is male circumcision? "The word circumcision means “to cut around”. In male infants, circumcision is an operation which involves tearing the foreskin away from the glans (head) of the penis, cutting along the top of the foreskin, then clamping the foreskin and cutting it off.