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Circumcision for the prevention of urinary tract infection in boys: a systematic review of randomised trials and observational studies
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    Don't ever forget constipation
    • A Reddy Hande, SPR paediatrics
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      • Nick Nelhans, Consultant Paediatrician Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham

    Dear Editor,

    We read with great interest the article by D Singh-Grewal et al.[1] regarding the value of circumcision for the prevention of recurrent UTIs in boys.

    The article presents a reasonable case for considering circumcision in some boys with recurrent UTIs.

    However, we would like to bring to the authors’/readers’ attention that both the original article and the quoted papers[2] make no ment...

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    Breastfeeding is best for reducing UTI
    • George Hill, Executive Secretary
    • Other Contributors:
      • George C. Denniston


    To the Editor:

    Singh-Grewal et al.1 confirm earlier findings that the complications and disadvantages of male neonatal circumcision outweigh any possible health benefit and, therefore, non-circumcision produces the highest medical utility.2,3

    Unfortunately, their report on urinar...

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