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My 6 year old son has been diagnosed with pinhole phimosis and the Dr has said that he will need a circumcision. I have also seen another Dr who told me the same thing. It seems like such a drastic thing to do. I was wondering if anyone has had experience with phimosis and didn’t have to have a circumcision? I really want to be 100% sure that it really needs to be done, would obviously rather not have to do it. Thanks a lot :)

Posted by anon, 8/8/13

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  • Getting a third professional opinion seems worthwhile.

  • there are some good comments here

  • my nephew had this problem . they decided not to cirmumsise . But then he hit 9 and had to get it done anyway. I think this is better to get done while his young. Its quite embarasing when they get older.

  • What have you decided to do?

  • It’s tough being a mummy sometimes, what a tough situation!

  • Ive never heard of this either…

  • If it were me I would get a third opinion (like the decider) and do as much research online – but in the end if it is what needs to be done then I’d have to suck it up and have it done.

  • Never heard of it before but hope you manged to get some useful advice.

  • What did you end up deciding?

  • What did you end up deciding?

  • You could always seek more opinions from another doctor.

  • Hope you got some useful advice to help you with your decision.

  • If you’re really hesitant to get it done maybe get a third opinion, but it really seems like there may be no other option

  • Sounds like its something that u need to do

  • poor little man, good luck

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