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How is circumcision done?

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During a circumcision surgery, the foreskin is freed from the head of the penis, and the excess foreskin is clipped off. With newborns, the procedure takes about 5 to 10 minutes. Adult circumcision takes about one hour. The circumcision generally heals in 5-7 days.

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American Academy of Pediatrics. 

The American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on July 16, 2020

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American Academy of Pediatrics. 

The American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on July 16, 2020

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