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When is circumcision done?

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Circumcision is a surgery to remove the tissue covering the head of the penis. It's usually done the first or second day after the baby’s birth. (Jewish custom is to circumcise boys on the eighth day.) The surgery gets more complicated and riskier in older babies, children, and men.

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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