While severity of infection, including renal involvement or need for hospitalization, is affected by the specific urinary pathogen as well as the patient's anatomy, a urinary predisposition will increase a patient's rate of urologic complications. Complications of newborn circumcision are uncommon, occurring in between 0. Although the incidence of ED was variable between different studies, there was no significant difference in ED between the circumcised and uncircumcised groups OR: Phimosis and balanitis can both require medical attention if left untreated.
A procedure with a long history
It can…. Waldinger et al. Kennedy , 1 and Mark R. But the American Academy of Pediatrics AAP recommends it and studies show that infants undergoing circumcision benefit from anesthesia, so most doctors now use it.