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11-09-2011 05:56 AM
Minuteman

A post for developing a reply to CDC-2011-0011 has been commenced, here:

 

http://www.foreskin-restoration.net/forum/showthread.php?t=9585

 

I would like to keep the developing document in one place (over at FR.net), but any insights or suggestions can be left on this thread here at MDC.

10-09-2011 02:09 AM
Minuteman

The CDC is presently accepting public comment on the "PHS Guideline for Reducing Transmission of HIV, HBV, and HCV Through Solid Organ Transplant" [CDC-2011-0011] (Deadline 21 November 2011). Link:

http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=CDC-2011-0011-0001

In another thread, it was discussed that bleeding is one of the more common complications of circumcision, especially in boys who have previously undiagnosed hemophilia ( http://www.foreskin-restoration.net/forum/showthread.php?t=8078 ).

Excessive bleeding puts newly circumcised boys at risk of contracting hepatitis and other diseases which are not being adequately tested for in the donor blood supply, invarious regions ( http://www.foreskin-restoration.net/forum/showthread.php?t=7757 ).

I know it's a bit of a stretch of relevance, but would it be worth preparing a response document arguing that the increased risk of contracting hepatitis among newly circumcised boys decreases the likelihood of their future eligibility to be organ donors, makes them carriers in the community with the potential to transmit the disease to others (in turn, eroding their potential to become future organ donors), and that ongoing chronic health problems, which are a possible consequence of hepatitis early in life, can increase the likelihood that they will need organ transplants in the future, therefore increasing the burden on waiting lists?

Some of the other arguments being developed in another thread about the threat to boys privacy from harvesting of healthy foreskin and other tissues (which may be retained indefinitely by commercial interests in the medical and cosmetics industries), may also hold relevance here ( http://www.foreskin-restoration.net/forum/showthread.php?t=9173 ).

What do you think?


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