Would you circumsize your son ?

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#1 Posted by dkdk999 (6760 posts) -
What's your reasoning behind wanting to do that ?
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#2 Posted by konvikt_17 (22378 posts) -

fvck, i dont know.

at this rate though, thats not gonna be an issue for me.

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#3 Posted by sAndroid17 (8715 posts) -

no. never, if he wanted to he can do it himself... why would i cut a piece of my childs body off?

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#4 Posted by KiIIyou (27180 posts) -
I don't know how to do that kind o cutting
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#5 Posted by pianist (18899 posts) -

No, I wouldn't. There's an awful lot of evidence now suggesting that the procedure is utterly useless and should only be used if a real problem develops with the foreskin.

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#6 Posted by smokingsbad (38455 posts) -
No.
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#7 Posted by The__Kraken (858 posts) -

If I am going to mutilate a poor, innocent, defenseless, little, sexy, sweet, cute, lovely and extremely cuddly baby boy, I might as well go all out. After all, everybody loves a eunuch.

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#8 Posted by GreekGameManiac (6439 posts) -

WTF????

Really?

This thread is too much,even for me.

Are you insane????

Ofcourse i wouldn't do it!

That would be HIS decision,just his!!!

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#9 Posted by Silverbond (16130 posts) -

If I am going to mutilate a poor, innocent, defenseless, little, sexy, sweet, cute, lovely and extremely cuddly baby boy, I might as well go all out. After all, everybody loves a eunuch.

The__Kraken

poor, innocent, defenseless, little, sexy, sweet, cute, lovely and extremely cuddly baby boy,

The__Kraken

sexy baby boy

The__Kraken

isthisreallife.jpg

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#10 Posted by ghoklebutter (19327 posts) -
No. It has no medical benefits except when it's necessary due to some problem with the foreskin, and I want to give him the chance to decide if he wants it.
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#11 Posted by Zeviander (9503 posts) -
There is no legitimate medical reason beyond severe constriction for a non-soldier to have it done. It is a barbaric religious practice that was medically legitimized through the hysteria surrounding masturbation in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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#12 Posted by TopTierHustler (3894 posts) -

No, it's not right to make that choice for somebody.

If they want to do it when they are older, then whatever.

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#13 Posted by PernicioEnigma (5881 posts) -
If he had a malformed foreskin that couldn't be fixed then and the doctors (whom are mostly anti routine circumcision over here) recommended it I'd go for it, otherwise no. The perceived benefits can be easily overcome with basic hygiene and sexual practices.
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#14 Posted by krazykillaz (21141 posts) -
I doubt it.
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#15 Posted by hippiesanta (10299 posts) -
unless you want to mutilated ur son's pee-pee in the name of gawd
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#16 Posted by Jolt_counter119 (4226 posts) -

Not personally, but I'd have a doctor do it. Not for religious or medical reasons but why have all that extra skin around it? Might as well get it done when he's a baby than have him be a grown ass man wanting a circumcized cock and I don't think I've ever heard of someone complaining about having one.

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#17 Posted by applesxc47 (10761 posts) -

I don't see what the huge issue is, I'm circumsized and I'm not some sort of freak :P

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#18 Posted by scoots9 (3491 posts) -

Nein.

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#19 Posted by deactivated-58b6232955e4a (15594 posts) -
I would not.
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#20 Posted by JDWolfie (1950 posts) -

The benefits outweigh the risks. It is known to reduce the risk of HIV infection. Of course, this is also coming from someone who is circumcised. But I would defenitely not have it done by a priest. I don't think many people decide to get a circumcision done when they are older and is probably even riskier.

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#21 Posted by krazykillaz (21141 posts) -

[QUOTE="The__Kraken"]

poor, innocent, defenseless, little, sexy, sweet, cute, lovely and extremely cuddly baby boy,

Zeviander

sexy baby boy

The__Kraken

isthisreallife.jpg

:lol:
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#22 Posted by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -

I don't see what the huge issue is, I'm circumsized and I'm not some sort of freak :P

applesxc47
And for people getting all up in arms about the pain and suffering I have no recollection of the event So granted it caused me pain at the time But as to my current knowledge, it was virtually non-existant
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#23 Posted by Blue-Sky (10379 posts) -

The benefits outweigh the risks. It is known to reduce the risk of HIV infection. Of course, this is also coming from someone who is circumcised. But I would defenitely not have it done by a priest. I don't think many people decide to get a circumcision done when they are older and is probably even riskier.

JDWolfie

Still doesn't justify forcing a child against it's will to get circumcised.

Unless you're third world kid in Africa. these so called "benefits" are negligible.

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#24 Posted by lightleggy (16090 posts) -

Not personally, but I'd have a doctor do it. Not for religious or medical reasons but why have all that extra skin around it? Might as well get it done when he's a baby than have him be a grown ass man wanting a circumcized cock and I don't think I've ever heard of someone complaining about having one.

Jolt_counter119
it reduces sexual pleasure.
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#25 Posted by lightleggy (16090 posts) -
[QUOTE="applesxc47"]

I don't see what the huge issue is, I'm circumsized and I'm not some sort of freak :P

chaoscougar1
And for people getting all up in arms about the pain and suffering I have no recollection of the event So granted it caused me pain at the time But as to my current knowledge, it was virtually non-existant

dude i've always wanted to ask you who is the girl from your pic.
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#26 Posted by lightleggy (16090 posts) -
I was almost circumsized when I was a baby because I had phimosis (tight foreskin) but the doc said it wasn't too bad and that I could correct it on my own as I grew up.
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#27 Posted by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -
[QUOTE="chaoscougar1"][QUOTE="applesxc47"]

I don't see what the huge issue is, I'm circumsized and I'm not some sort of freak :P

lightleggy
And for people getting all up in arms about the pain and suffering I have no recollection of the event So granted it caused me pain at the time But as to my current knowledge, it was virtually non-existant

dude i've always wanted to ask you who is the girl from your pic.

Remy LaCroix
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#28 Posted by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -
[QUOTE="Jolt_counter119"]

Not personally, but I'd have a doctor do it. Not for religious or medical reasons but why have all that extra skin around it? Might as well get it done when he's a baby than have him be a grown ass man wanting a circumcized cock and I don't think I've ever heard of someone complaining about having one.

lightleggy
it reduces sexual pleasure.

It does?
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#29 Posted by Jolt_counter119 (4226 posts) -

[QUOTE="Jolt_counter119"]

Not personally, but I'd have a doctor do it. Not for religious or medical reasons but why have all that extra skin around it? Might as well get it done when he's a baby than have him be a grown ass man wanting a circumcized cock and I don't think I've ever heard of someone complaining about having one.

lightleggy

it reduces sexual pleasure.

So you finish faster?

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#30 Posted by JDWolfie (1950 posts) -

[QUOTE="lightleggy"][QUOTE="Jolt_counter119"]

Not personally, but I'd have a doctor do it. Not for religious or medical reasons but why have all that extra skin around it? Might as well get it done when he's a baby than have him be a grown ass man wanting a circumcized cock and I don't think I've ever heard of someone complaining about having one.

Jolt_counter119

it reduces sexual pleasure.

So you finish faster?

Sounds to me that you are reducing sexual pleasure if you finish quicker. Yeah for circumcision.
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#31 Posted by mAArdman (1612 posts) -

I was circumcised as a kid, and the only thing I remember is that I got some transformers and days off from school out of it. Oh optimus.
Also my penis looks and feels fabulous.

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#32 Posted by johnd13 (9290 posts) -

Hell no. Only for medical reasons if it was a necessity.

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#33 Posted by JDWolfie (1950 posts) -

[QUOTE="JDWolfie"]

The benefits outweigh the risks. It is known to reduce the risk of HIV infection. Of course, this is also coming from someone who is circumcised. But I would defenitely not have it done by a priest. I don't think many people decide to get a circumcision done when they are older and is probably even riskier.

Blue-Sky

Still doesn't justify forcing a child against it's will to get circumcised.

Unless you're third world kid in Africa. these so called "benefits" are negligible.

Still doesn't justify it not getting done. At least I provided some reason over getting it done over not getting it done.
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#34 Posted by Tabris91 (7779 posts) -

Of course not.

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#35 Posted by Ace6301 (21389 posts) -
I don't think I would, healthcare is good enough these days there isn't a big medical reason for it and by the time I have kids chances are it will be even better. Hell we'll probably be able to regrow it in another 20 years given the amount of people who were circumsized and now are all self conscious about it. Honestly though the difference seems blown out of proportion by both sides. I know a lot of people throw around that it causes less sensitivity but pretty much all studies on that subject have come back with no, or extremely minor, differences. The bigger issue is ethics and the risk of complications (which for babies is something like 2%). Look is entirely subjective of course and honestly I don't think a lot of women give a crap, looks and works basically the same either way unless the doctor f*cked up. As for medical benefits they ARE there and they are more significant than the risks but again the ethics here is the primary issue. Generally speaking it's actually pretty helpful if you're in a high risk area for STDs but I really, really doubt a little less skin is going to be enough to prevent anything if you're considered high risk. Per act it's a decent help but...overall not so much.
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#36 Posted by tenaka2 (17052 posts) -

What's your reasoning behind wanting to do that ?dkdk999

Do you mean personally with a rusty razor or get a surgeon to do it?

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#37 Posted by PernicioEnigma (5881 posts) -
[QUOTE="Ace6301"]I don't think I would, healthcare is good enough these days there isn't a big medical reason for it and by the time I have kids chances are it will be even better. Hell we'll probably be able to regrow it in another 20 years given the amount of people who were circumsized and now are all self conscious about it. Honestly though the difference seems blown out of proportion by both sides. I know a lot of people throw around that it causes less sensitivity but pretty much all studies on that subject have come back with no, or extremely minor, differences. The bigger issue is ethics and the risk of complications (which for babies is something like 2%). Look is entirely subjective of course and honestly I don't think a lot of women give a crap, looks and works basically the same either way unless the doctor f*cked up. As for medical benefits they ARE there and they are more significant than the risks but again the ethics here is the primary issue. Generally speaking it's actually pretty helpful if you're in a high risk area for STDs but I really, really doubt a little less skin is going to be enough to prevent anything if you're considered high risk. Per act it's a decent help but...overall not so much.

If you live in a high risk area of STDs/STIs shouldn't you be wearing a condom? And doesn't a condom more or less render the benefits of a circumcision redundant?
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#38 Posted by Ace6301 (21389 posts) -
[QUOTE="PernicioEnigma"][QUOTE="Ace6301"]I don't think I would, healthcare is good enough these days there isn't a big medical reason for it and by the time I have kids chances are it will be even better. Hell we'll probably be able to regrow it in another 20 years given the amount of people who were circumsized and now are all self conscious about it. Honestly though the difference seems blown out of proportion by both sides. I know a lot of people throw around that it causes less sensitivity but pretty much all studies on that subject have come back with no, or extremely minor, differences. The bigger issue is ethics and the risk of complications (which for babies is something like 2%). Look is entirely subjective of course and honestly I don't think a lot of women give a crap, looks and works basically the same either way unless the doctor f*cked up. As for medical benefits they ARE there and they are more significant than the risks but again the ethics here is the primary issue. Generally speaking it's actually pretty helpful if you're in a high risk area for STDs but I really, really doubt a little less skin is going to be enough to prevent anything if you're considered high risk. Per act it's a decent help but...overall not so much.

If you live in a high risk area of STDs/STIs shouldn't you be wearing a condom? And doesn't a condom more or less render the benefits of a circumcision redundant?

Generally if you're living in a high risk area it is such because condoms are not readily available.
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#39 Posted by tenaka2 (17052 posts) -

I was circumcised as a kid, and the only thing I remember is that I got some transformers and days off from school out of it. Oh optimus.
Also my penis looks and feels fabulous.

mAArdman

This, but I can't remember if I got transformers. but its more then likely that I didn't.

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#40 Posted by junglist101 (5517 posts) -

Prolly not.

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#41 Posted by shadowkiller11 (7956 posts) -
Eww no.
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#42 Posted by MAZ85 (1094 posts) -
yes
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#43 Posted by l4dak47 (6838 posts) -
no.
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#44 Posted by toast_burner (24743 posts) -

I'n neither Jewish, Muslim or American. So of course not.

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#45 Posted by Teenaged (31759 posts) -

No.

I'd just teach him proper hygiene.

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#46 Posted by applesxc47 (10761 posts) -

[QUOTE="applesxc47"]

I don't see what the huge issue is, I'm circumsized and I'm not some sort of freak :P

chaoscougar1

And for people getting all up in arms about the pain and suffering I have no recollection of the event So granted it caused me pain at the time But as to my current knowledge, it was virtually non-existant

This guys gets it.

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#47 Posted by Inconsistancy (8094 posts) -
No. It's not 'my' dick, so it's not my choice.
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#48 Posted by jesuschristmonk (3308 posts) -

Do it myself? Hell no!

Have a doctor do it? Probably not, just so he can be normal, though my friend's dad said that the son should have whatever done to his penis as the dad's (if the dad was circumcised, then the son should. Vice versa), to avoid any thought in the child's mind that he's a freak, if he accidentally catches a glimpse. Since I was circumcised, it'd make sense for my son to as well, but I'd want him to be natural.

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#50 Posted by GrayF0X786 (4185 posts) -

yep