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circumcised

adjective Referring to a penis which has had its foreskin surgically removed (usually at birth) or to a male who has undergone the procedure.
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This may explain the reduced risk of prostate cancer in men circumcised at a young age.
Sexual behaviors and other HIV risk factors in circumcised and uncircumcised men in Uganda.
individuals who tested positive after a previous syphilis infection was detected and treated); that excluded cases in which only one partner had a positive syphilis test; or that were restricted to men who were circumcised during follow-up.
He cites Hutchinson, Kellogg and paediatricians such as Angel Money as fervent advocates of the intervention, and notes the importance of the Jewish example in encouraging doctors to believe that circumcised boys did not masturbate.
Jewish law requires a Jewish baby boy to be circumcised on the eighth day after his birth.
And for circumcised women, having sex is a painful ordeal.
In the past several years there has been a notable decrease in the stigma attached to women who are not circumcised.
However, the differences observed among circumcised and uncircumcised men in these studies could be explained by other factors that might confound the results, the Cochrane reviewers report.
Table 3: Female respondents by state of circumcision State of circumcision Frequency Percentage Uncircumcised 054 27% Circumcised 146 73% Total 200 100% The majority (73%)were circumcised and only 27%were uncircumcised.
FEAR: Schoolgirls in Northern Kenya; depending on the individual tribal tradition, many girls are no older than these when circumcised in east Africa.
And so when they look at women who have been circumcised, as I try to tell them, even the slightest wince or flinch or disapproval will turn off the patient and will prevent her from ever coming back to that provider because that patient will feel she's been judged.
Uncircumcised men may be at a higher risk for HIV infection than their circumcised peers, according to researchers at Rush-Presbyterian-St.