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Male circumcision causes eardrum to burst?

In a review article on adverse events in connection with male cicrumcision, no hearing loss was noted in 1.4M subjects... so I'd say that is a myth.
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Does circumcision cause autism?

The study you cite found an rate of autism of 6.3% among circumcised boys, and 1.5% among uncircumcised Danish boys. Another study also examined Danish boys, and got different results: In our ...
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Did UNAIDS and the CDC recommend circumcision for African countries?

True That There Safety Benefits Are Huge For the WHO: There is compelling evidence that male circumcision reduces the risk of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in men by approximately 60%. ...
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Did Jewish ritual circumcision become a more invasive procedure in 140 CE?

I have consulted a source I missed when I asked my question and now feel I can answer it. There is not enough evidence to conclude that a new form of Jewish ritual circumcision (Periah) was introduced ...
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Does circumcision lead to a net increase in quality of life?

I might be biased due to what happened with one of my sons, but, yes there is a specific health benefit. As explained in Circumcision for the prevention of urinary tract infection in boys: a ...
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Does circumcision cause autism?

A 2015 study in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine looked at the cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in more than 340,000 boys born in Denmark between 1994 and 2003. The researchers ...
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