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Circumcisions

Primary Care

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We will present the medical benefits and risks of circumcision, so you may consider them in addition to your ethnic, cultural and religious practices. Circumcision is a family decision, and we want to help you make the right choice for your son

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There are medical benefits and risks to circumcision, which our pediatric specialists will discuss with you. Possible benefits include lower risks of urinary tract infections, penile cancer and sexually transmitted diseases. The risks include pain and a low risk of bleeding or infection. There is no absolute medical indication for routine circumcision of your son. It is a family’s choice.