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Circumcision

Natural penis and circumcised penis

Male circumcision is a surgery to remove the foreskin, a fold of skin that covers and protects the rounded tip of the penis.

Current as of: August 22, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

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