Argument: Circumcision helps prevent chancroids

Issue Report: Infant male circumcision


Edgar J. Schoen, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics. “Protection Against A Number of Sexually Transmitted Infections”. Opposing Views “5. Chancroid. Less lethal than syphilis but prevalent in under developed countries. During the Korean War, 90% of chancroid cases in US soldiers occurred in the 30% who weren’t circumcised.”