Quiz: Fact or Fiction: Circumcision
Fact or Fiction: Circumcision
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

To some people, circumcision is an important cultural and religious step that improves cleanliness and reduces the rates of certain diseases. To others, it's an unnecessary, barbaric practice. Can you separate the facts and fictions of this procedure?

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The Jewish basis for circumcision comes from the story in the Torah where God makes a covenant with Isaac.
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If you’re a male born in the United States in the last 30 years, there's a 3-in-5 chance that you're circumcised.
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Devices known as the Gomco clamp, Mogen clamp and Plastibell are frequently used in adult circumcisions.
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Phimosis occurs when the foreskin is too tight and won't properly retract from the glans.
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A circumcised man is 60 percent less likely to contract HIV than an uncircumcised man.
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The foreskin accounts for one-third to nearly one-half of total penile skin.
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