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What is circumcision?

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Circumcision is a surgery to remove the foreskin, the tissue covering the head of the penis. It’s an old custom with religious roots. Today, many parents have their sons circumcised for religious or other reasons

From: Circumcision Basics WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Pediatrics. 

The American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 13, 2018

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American Academy of Pediatrics. 

The American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 13, 2018

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