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What factors increase the risk of complications due to circumcision?

Jennifer S. Singer, MD
Urology
Several factors can increase the risk of complications from circumcision. These include:
  • A bleeding disorder or family history of a bleeding disorder
  • A mother who took blood thinners during pregnancy
  • Penis abnormalities
  • Premature birth
  • Unresolved jaundice

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