A reader writes:
I know circumcision has been a topic of particular interest and passion for you. When I saw your latest post, and the incredulity therein, I had to reply. About two years ago I had foot surgery to remove a juvenile bunion from my foot.
Long story short, my recovery was complicated - I have an auto-immune disorder and I was the one-in-thousands that rejected a tendon graft - and I had an open wound on my foot which would not close on its own. I was even hooked up to a medical vacuum for several weeks in an attempt to close the wound.
The thing that finally did it? A skin graft made from foreskin cells. As I recall, my doctor informed me that one foreskin could produce over a football field size of these kinds of grafts. But I concede that the face cream is silly.
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