Some people believe that circumcision is traumatic for the infant boy
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (1999) - Task Force on Circumcision Existing scientific evidence demonstrates potential medical benefits of newborn male circumcision; however these data are not sufficient to recommend routine neonatal circumcision. In the case of circumcision; in which there are potential benefits, yet the procedure is not essential to the child's current well-being, parents should determine what is in the best interest of the child.
A different perspective on circumcision Recent research in Africa suggests that circumcised men may be less likely to become infected with HIV WHY? Possible reasons - underside of foreskin may contain cells that are more vulnerable to HIV; small tears may occur during sex; a foreskin along with poor hygiene may make men prone to infections WHY? Possible reasons - underside of foreskin may contain cells that are more vulnerable to HIV; small tears may occur during sex; a foreskin along with poor hygiene may make men prone to infections : 2006 Intl. AIDS Conference
Penis Size Can Sometimes be Problematic Priapus - Roman God of fertility from the entrance to the House of Vettii - Pompeii (circa 60 A.D.)
How big really? A research project summarizing dozens of published studies conducted by physicians of different nationalities, shows that worldwide erect penis size averages vary between 9.6 cm (3.7 in) and 16 cm (6.2 in).