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Circumcision might have various health benefits, including: Easier hygiene. Circumcision makes it simpler to wash the penis. Washing beneath the foreskin of an uncircumcised penis is generally easy, however. Decreased risk of urinary tract infections. The overall risk of urinary tract infections in males is low, but these infections might be more common in uncircumcised males. Severe infections early in life can lead to kidney problems later on. Prevention of penile problems. Occasionally, the foreskin on an uncircumcised penis can be difficult or impossible to retract (phimosis). This can lead to inflammation of the foreskin or head of the penis. Decreased risk of penile cancer. Although cancer of the penis is rare, it's less common in circumcised men. In addition, cervical cancer is less common in the female sexual partners of circumcised men. Decreased risk of sexually transmitted infections. Circumcised men might have a lower risk of certain sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. Still, safe sexual practices remain essential.
I think someone has misinformed her, and I hope we can come to a clearer understanding here.
I worked in a clinic where men could have this done and even the Dr's that carried out the procedure admitted there was very little evidence that it gave any health benefits but it was a big money earner. That is one of the reason that Dr's in the US push the procedure, it is quick, fairly low risk (but still risky) and a guaranteed money spinner for them.
If the parents don't have the right to train their children in what they feel are the proper beliefs, who does? The State? The State Schools? A Neighborhood Committee? (It takes a village.) No training in morals and beliefs at all? Please, let me know what you meant, it couldn't be what I read the words to mean.
And surely the basic argument holds most valid... what right to YOU have to enforce your beliefs onto others? Including your own children?
Originally posted by ColoradoJens
Originally posted by MeesterB
I'm circumcised and every girl I've been with has loved it... sooo... nbd.
But yeah! Teach those religious types a lesson! Don't let them have anything! muhahahahahaha
Say what? How is mutilating your gentials in any way a moral thing to do to someone? I too am circumcised but I can tell you both you and I had no say in it.
CJedit on 26-6-2012 by ColoradoJens because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by sarra1833
I see zero wrong with circumcision, religious or not.
Every male in my family was, even my own son. It's cleaner.
Besides. Uncut's look SOOOOO repulsive to me. I'd not know what to do if I saw one in real. I'd be scared.
I'd not know what to do if I saw one in real. I'd be scared.
I've only been with cut so it must be the majority.
Then again, I've only been with like 5 guys since 21. I'm almost 40 now.
Originally posted by natters
I was just looking up what the Jewish people actually think about circumcision and as it happens it's actually a choice anyways - so this law isn't really doing anything except making the choice. It's not like God is going to banish them because the law says they can't now....
Where We Stand: Circumcision
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) believes that circumcision has potential medical benefits and advantages, as well as risks. The existing scientific evidence is not sufficient to recommend routine circumcision. Therefore, because the procedure is not essential to a child’s current well-being, we recommend that the decision to circumcise is one best made by parents in consultation with their pediatrician, taking into account what is in the best interests of the child, including medical, religious, cultural, and ethnic traditions. Your pediatrician (or your obstetrician if he or she would be performing the circumcision) should discuss the benefits and risks of circumcision with you and the forms of analgesia that are available.
We have shown that the genital cutting of male children is unnecessary, harmful, injurious, a threat to good health, and a violation of the child's human rights. The child's best interests include the protection of his legal right to bodily integrity. Boys whose genital integrity is protected suffer none of the harms and insults described above. They enter life with body, mind, and spirit intact. Genital integrity, therefore, is most likely to provide the highest state of health and well-being.
Which smells worse a penis or a vagina? In: Sexual Health and Education [Edit categories] Answer: Answer It depends on factors such as if the penis is circumcised or not, because then there could be the presence of smegma, which could give it a strong odor. It also of course depends on the importance of personal hygiene to the person. That being said, in a case where a male and a woman with identical hygiene, the woman's vagina would generally have a stronger smell, maybe not really 'worse' or 'bad', but definitely much stronger. Read more: wiki.answers.com...enis_or_a_vagina#ixzz1z3wpwb23
Originally posted by moleskin
reply to post by dorkfish87
Dorkfish... you are either a guy who has spent too much time close to unclean penises... or a female...
If you are a female is it really fair for you to comment or participate, without some recourse against female genital appearances/smells/etc?
Originally posted by Believer101
Men comment and participate against issues that have to do with women's genitalia all the time. Why can't women put their say in against whether they like uncut vs cut?