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Old 09-18-2007, 04:51 PM   #16
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Re: phimosis

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I personally would seek the advice of another medical professional. I mean, if doctors are saying that something needs to be done, then a non-medical person says, "no, that dr. doesn't know what he's talking about."... Well, the non-medical person might be completely RIGHT, but I'd still want to run it by a medical professional, kwim?
Its very common for doctors to not know proper care of the intact penis. Ever heard of David Reimer? He and his twin brother were incorrectly diagnosed with phimosis at 6mo (when there is no such thing) and David wound up losing his entire penis during the circ. And he wouldn't have been circ'd in the first place if his doctor wasn't an idiot.
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