by sisil | 05:15

Guidelines Where You Can Get Circumcised

Boys are born with a hood of skin in their genital area and this is called the foreskin. The foreskin covers the head of the genital area which is also called the glans. When they perform circumcision, they will surgically remove the foreskin of the the genital area. They are removed to expose the end of the genital area.

Statistics show that almost 65% of newborn baby boys are circumcised in the United states of America every year. Circumcision is done in the Middle East, United States, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and in Central America Those parents that circumcise their sons are those that are concerned about their hygiene , has religious beliefs, social reasons, cultural reasons. Another reason why parents would like their sons to get circumcised is they want their sons to look like a man.

Circumcision can be done in hospitals, religious health office and even in houses. Routine circumcision is can be done in the first 48 hours or in the first ten days.

If you plan to have your son circumcised in the hospital then a pediatrician, obstetrician or a family doctor can do the procedure. The doctor can do the procedure before you bring your son home from the hospital. Good thing about doctors is that they will tell you the steps of the procedure and even inform you about the risk that could occur. Newborn circumcision is actually a complicated procedure because they will need general anesthesia. Surgery and anesthesia can pose a risk to the baby. There are certain cases when doctors can delay the procedure. This is one reason why there are some parents that prefer that their son get circumcised when they are a bit bigger. Doctors do not perform this procedure if the baby has a medical condition or if the baby is premature. Doctors do not circumcise babies with physical abnormalities since the foreskin can be used for reconstructive surgery.

Below are the advantages of circumcision:

If circumcision is performed then urinary tract infection can be avoided. Urinary tract infection is very common illness to boys that are not circumcised.

When men are circumcised they have a lower risk of having penile cancer. STD and HIV aids can be avoided when men are circumcised. Penile problems such as inflammation, infection and irritation can really be avoided when men are circumcised. You can easily clean the men genital area when the foreskin is removed.

There are some people that claim circumcision can lower sexual pleasure and the sensitivity of the tip of the genital area. These information are not proven and not true.

When circumcision is performed then they can really avoid a lot of problems.

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