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What are the 2 types of circumcision?

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What are the 2 types of circumcision?


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replied August 8th, 2007
Caring for Your Newborn Answer A3137
Circumcision involves removing the foreskin (prepucium) of the penis. There are two types of circumcision:
1. Circumcision for religious reasons (Ex. Muslims and Jews remove the foreskin).
2. Circumcision for medical reasons (Ex. fimosis, parafimosis, penile cancer etc.).



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