From Ohio, USA:
Our 4 year old son has had Type 1 diabetes for 1 1/2 years. He occasionally has some minor infections at the end of his penis. He is uncircumcised. He has a bath every day and we do the best we can to make sure it is clean. What is your opinion of having him circumcised to alleviate this problem?
It is true that circumcision can alleviate your son's urogenital problems especially if phimosis is present. Ask your doctor for a urological consultation.
Original posting 20 Feb 1998
Posted to Other Illnesses
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:56
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