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What do Circumcision mean?

Published at : 12-07-2019 View : 6935

        Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the male human penis. In the most common procedure, the foreskin is opened, adhesions are removed, and the foreskin is separated from the glans. It is considered as an ancient practice that has its origin in religious rites and some parents have their sons circumcised for religious or different reasons.


  In most cases, proper hygiene can allow most uncircumcised boys to grow into adulthood without problems. For those who develop problems, adult circumcision is a safe and effective treatment option. The Heng Kang Diagnostics And Medical Clinic found that the health advantages of newborn male circumcision outweigh the risks; however, the advantages don't seem to be nice enough to suggest universal newborn circumcision. The procedure is also suggested in older boys and men to treat phimosis (the inability to retract the foreskin) or to treat an infection of the penis.



Benefits of Circumcision

  Circumcision might give various health benefits, including:

  Easier hygiene - Circumcision makes it simpler to wash the penis, however, boys with uncircumcised penises can be taught to wash regularly beneath the foreskin. Decreased risk of urinary tract infections. The risk of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) in males is low, but these infections are more common in uncircumcised males.

  Decreased risk of urinary tract infections - Circumcision reduces the risk of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). The danger of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) in males is low, however, these infections are more common in uncircumcised males. Severe infections early in life will result in kidney issues later.

  Decreased risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections - Circumcision may protect males against future Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). Circumcised men may need a lower risk of certain Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), together with HIV, still, safe sexual practices stay essential.

  Prevention of penile issues - The foreskin on an uncircumcised penis is difficult or impossible to retract (phimosis), this could lead to inflammation of the foreskin or head of the penis.

  Decreased risk of penile cancer - Although cancers of the penis are rare, it is less common in circumcised men, while, cervical cancer is less common within the feminine sexual partners of circumcised men.


  Circumcision could be a common procedure in which the skin covering the tip of the penis is surgically removed and it has always performed on a newborn boy before he leaves the hospital and infrequently within the primary two days of life.

  When you feel comfortable with the information and your questions has been fully answered, you will be asked to sign a consent form, which states that you understand the procedure and risks for your child to undergo to circumcision surgery.

  Following surgery, patients can immediately urinate on their own, recovery usually involves some activity restrictions, patients must refrain from sexual activities for about four weeks while the stitches and incisions heal. They also should avoid any heavy exercise for the first two weeks to avoid sweating and putting a strain on the incision to ensure it heals properly.

  Basic pain medication is given to the patients after surgery, but they usually only need them for one week. After that, they’re usually back to work and doing most of their everyday activities.



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