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Circumcision

Natural penis and circumcised penis

Circumcision is a surgery to remove the foreskin, a fold of skin that covers and protects the rounded tip of the penis.

Current as of: September 20, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine

 
 

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