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Old 10-09-2012, 06:52 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by AnimalHouse

I don't think it's standard procedure in the US to use any kind of pain management during a circumcision. That said, DS1 and DS2 are circ'ed, and a numbing agent was used. DS3 will be circ'ed soon, and he has to go under GA for it (because he's older).
They used numbing stuff on my ds too. I didn't really want him circed, but dh did. He quoted the penile.cancer and uti stuff. He is in the medical field and so was really for it (even though my ob wasn't set on it and the aap says it isn't necessary). It was actually one of 2 arguments we've had in our 7 years of marriage. Thankfully, all went well and everything is in good working order.
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