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Male circumcision

Helen Weiss

Male circumcision

global trends and determinants of prevalence, safety, and acceptability

by Helen Weiss

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Published by World Health Organization, UNAIDS in Geneva .
Written in English

Edition Notes

ContributionsWorld Health Organization, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
LC ClassificationsRD590 .M33 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24420643M
ISBN 109789241596169, 9789291736331
LC Control Number2009349694

This document is intended to assist health care providers in the United States who share information with men and parents of male infants during decision making about male circumcision conducted by health care providers (i.e., medically performed) as it relates to the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and .

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It is performed by Jews on the eighth day after the birth of the male child, unless postponed for reasons of health. It is also practiced among Muslims and by other peoples in many parts of the world. Explanations of the origin of circumcision are entirely conjectural.

It. After reading his book, one cannot continue to belittle male circumcision as a poor cousin to female circumcision.

In fact, I hope that Mr. Gollaher's book will be one of the driving forces that make non-medically justified male circumcision illegal in this country, just as female circumcision is Cited by: "In the best tradition of Our Bodies, Ourselves, Terkel and Greenberg have provided a beautifully balanced, evidence-based resource for parents and others thinking about the whole issue of male circumcision.

The authors make clear that from a purely 'health risks and benefits' perspective, it is eminently reasonable for a parent to decide either way about circumcision.4/5(25).

Without social pressure, most people give little Male circumcision book to male circumcision. This simple surgical procedure removes the foreskin, a hood of skin covering the head of the resting (flaccid) penis. Female genital mutilation and male circumcision: toward an autonomy-based ethical framework Article (PDF Available) in Medicolegal and Bioethics 5(1) October with 3, Reads.

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin. The foreskin is the retractable fold of skin that covers the end of the penis. It's a continuation of the skin that covers the whole penis.

This page focuses on circumcision for medical reasons in men. Read about circumcision for medical reasons in boys. Why circumcision is carried out. Medical male circumcision (MMC) is a safe and effective way to bring down your risk of HIV infection.

Learning more about the benefits and disadvantages of circumcision can help you make the call to get circumcised. Men living with HIV should know that getting circumcised has benefits for them too. Many men have doubts or questions about who can go for circumcision and. Zambia - Comic Book (Female Partners) Zambia - Comic Book (Female Partners) Created for women in Zambia, this comic booklet provides basic information on male circumcision through a discussion between two women.

Male circumcision is one of the oldest and most common surgical procedures worldwide, and is undertaken for many reasons: religious, cultural, social and medical. There is conclusive evidence from observational data and three randomized controlled trials that circumcised men have a significantly lower risk of becoming infected with the human.

Abstract. It is easy to recognize the bias and its degree in most of the published papers on either the benefits or risks of male circumcision. The decision of an adult or a young man to be circumcised, and the decision of a parent to have his or her son circumcised, should be based on cultures, religion, personal preference and evidence-based information provided by a.

Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the human penis. In the most common procedure, the foreskin is opened, adhesions are removed, and the foreskin is separated from the that, a circumcision device may be placed, and then the foreskin is cut off.

Topical or locally injected anesthesia is used to reduce pain and physiologic : V Male circumcision under local anaesthesia Version (Dec09) Page vii PREFACE Male circumcision has been performed on boys and young men for many years, primarily for religious and cultural reasons or as a rite of passage to mark the transition to adulthood.

Data from cross-sectional epidemiological studies conducted since the mids showed. Understanding Male Circumcision and Sex. Related Book. Sex For Dummies, 3rd Edition. By Sabine Walter, Pierre A. Lehu. Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the penis, and it’s done mostly for cultural or religious reasons.

Baby boys are always circumcised in Jewish and Muslim cultures, and many Western societies also. Male circumcision is a highly effective medical procedure that is protective against various medical conditions including urinary tract infections, inflammatory conditions of. At Buenafe Clinic, Dr.

Jay performs Pollock Technique™ circumcision, which is known as the quickest and most comfortable option for circumcision for all ages. Our method combines multiple anaesthetics and pain suppression methods to ensure the most comfortable experience possible.

Circumcisions are performed in our clinic, and only take about. Male and Female Circumcision George C. Denniston, Frederick Mansfield Hodges, Marilyn Fayre Milos Springer Science & Business Media, - Law - pages.

Circumcision has ancient roots among several ethnic groups in sub-equatorial Africa, and is still performed on adolescent boys to symbolize their transition to warrior status or adulthood.

Circumcision and/or subincision, often as part of an intricate coming of age ritual, was a common practice among Australian Aborigines and Pacific islanders at first contact with Western. Circumcision remains as one of the most controversial topics in current urological practice.

The most important argument against circumcision is the permanent change of anatomy, histology and function of the penis, with potential complications, with rates reported to be low in developed countries, whereas it may be up to 85% when circumcision is carried out by traditional.

Infomercial on Male Circumcision for HSC Human Sexuality and Sexual Education class at CSULB. I hope you all enjoyed my video about Male Circumcision. As stated in the video, here are some. Male circumcision, the removal of the penile foreskin, has been performed for religious, social, cultural, and medical is one of the oldest and most common surgical interventions, as documented by Egyptian wall paintings that date back over years (Figure ).Historically, male circumcision has been most common among Jewish and Muslim men.

The Clearinghouse’s Resource Library contains hundreds of resources on voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention. You may search the entire site, including these resources, by adding key words in the Search box located in the upper right corner of the website.

It’s the best parenting book about circumcision. All the information in this book has been carefully reviewed and edited by leading experts in their field, including professors and doctors from Columbia University, Case Western Reserve, The Cleveland Clinic, Duke and the like.

It also won a national award for the BEST parenting book of the year. The ritual of male circumcision, from Australian aboriginal Arnhem Land to American metropolitan medical centers, has its origin shrouded in the far horizon of history.

The first known record of circumcision of the male dates from the sixth dynasty of the Egyptian pharaohs, around B.C. The Book of Mormon on Circumcision In Moroni of The Book of Mormon, Christ, following his death and resurrection, speaks to the people of the western hemisphere, the Nephites and Lamanites.

He says, "Listen to the words of Christ, your Redeemer, your Lord and your God. Free Medical Male Circumcision, Pretoria. 6, likes 7 talking about this 46 were here. Call Boitumelo or Send Plis Call 4 Bookings on de Contact Details U see/5(9). Male Circumcision Video – Teens and Adults.

Adult circumcision is one of the specialties of Gentle Procedures Clinic. The adult procedure is a little longer than circumcision for babies – about five minutes of surgery under local anesthesia followed by several hours of observation and recuperation time on-site in our clinic’s recovery room.

And here’s the famed author Alice Walker, who created both a film and book against FGM. I think [male circumcision] is a mutilation. In working with FGM we often find that the battle is such an Author: Chris Bodenner. Circumcision of males is a very popular procedure. The purpose of this website is to provide a balanced up-to-date evidence-based review of scientific studies on male circumcision that have been published mainly in reputable international medical and scientific journals after a formal, critical refereeing process by experts in the field.

to justin, i wish there were a way to publish the fact that the books of religion actualy teach not to circumcise when learning this issue “people should learn” that the christian holy bible instructed a commandment “do not circumcise” in first cor.

chapter 7. and even the jewish bible does not truly say the word “cut” in hebrew nor does it say, neither in genesis by abraham nor in. A mass circumcision of 2, male infants, children, adolescents and adults (mean age ± years) over a 7-day period, noted a duration of ± minutes and complication rate of % in those Cited by: 9.

Circumcision is a rite of male domination -- domination and the entitlement of domination over other men, women, and children, both institutionally and personally.

It is the essence of patriarchy. Nevertheless, it would be grossly oversimplifying to characterize Judaism as a purely patriarchal religion, nor would it be accurate to view Judaism Author: Miriam Pollack. Adult men come to our Toronto circumcision clinic from across Ontario and beyond.

With our effective anaesthesia, our quick surgical technique, and our use of skin glue, we provide a comfortable and convenient adult circumcision procedure for Canadian men. Procedure Overview. Here is a summary of the adult circumcision process.

Circumcision remains as one of the most controversial topics in current urological practice. The most important argument against circumcision is the permanent change of anatomy, histology and function of the penis, with potential complications, with rates reported to be low in developed countries, whereas it may be up to 85% when circumcision is carried out by Pages: Videos of Our Circumcision Method.

At Pollock Clinics, our doctors use our proprietary Pollock Technique™ for circumcisions for all ages – from babies to adults. Shang Ring circumcision is also used for some adult procedures.

The circumcision videos below will show you how your child’s circumcision procedure will go. Male Genital Mutilation (Circumcision) around male circumcision. which are described by Foucault in his book The Birth of the Clinic (Foucault ).

Medical practice in the third millennium should follow more updated scientific and ethical models. I think that breaking the barrier of silence around MGM will raise a wide debate among. Male circumcision as defined by Islamic Law (Shariah) is the removal of ‘the round portion on the rim, above the conical vascular body of the penis’.

(holy book) which states: ‘It is the basis of inbred nature, a symbol of Islam, an indication of the law of the Lord, and the attainment of the true society. Cited by: 3. Circumcision, for example, does slightly lower the risk of a urinary-tract infection in male newborns.

But UTIs affect fewer than 1% of uncircumcised infants and Author: Emily Bobrow. Medical male circumcision (MMC) is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis, by a trained healthcare professional or doctor. It is a voluntary process and the procedure is available free of charge by certain doctors and nurses in the programme.

Circumcision has been practiced in parts of Africa, Oceania, Judaism, and Islam. The form of circumcision that westerners are most familiar with is complete removal of the foreskin or prepuce, as it is practiced in Judaism.

A carving in Italy, circumcision of a child. (NateBW/ CC BY SA )Author: Caleb Strom. Circumcision does not reduce your risk of HIV infection if you have anal sex. Medical male circumcision is the best option for your sexual and reproductive health.

Circumcision offers a lifetime of benefits including better hygiene, reduced risk of sexually transmitted infections and HIV. It reduces your risk of penile cancerFile Size: KB.

Circumcision Surgery - Before And After Pictures. For adult circumcision, I use the sleeve resection technique in which the foreskin is removed as a single ring of tissue utilizing a scalpel.

In my opinion, this gives a symmetrical, fine incision line.BOOKS ABOUT MALE AND FEMALE CIRCUMCISION. Sexual Mutilations: A Human Tragedy, George C.

Denniston and Marilyn Fayre Milos, eds. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Sexual Mutilations, Lausanne, Switzerland, Plenum, (ISBN: ) Male and Female Circumcision: Medical, Legal, and Ethical Considerations in .Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin, which is the skin that covers the tip of the penis.

In the United States, it is often done before a new baby leaves the hospital. There are medical benefits and risks to circumcision.