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7 Answers to Your Questions About Your Circumcised Son

Though routine infant male circumcision is a very common surgery performed in the United States, it has created more problems than it has solved. Removing healthy functional genital tissue from children often leads to complications, many of which cannot be corrected after the fact. The foreskin serves many functions, most of them not fully understood by American physicians. The anatomy and important functions of the foreskin are not routinely taught during medical training in the United States, and information about the foreskin that would have normally passed down through the generations has been lost as more and more boys undergo circumcision. Below are some of the common questions regarding circumcision and the common problems that arise from it.