Circumcision is a minor surgical procedure. Its removal of the top layer skin covering the head of the penis. It’s common in male children and adults in most States, Africa, and the Middle East. Circumcision among children is possible but sometimes be very complicated.
Circumcision in children is mostly done due to religious beliefs, especially the Jews and the Islamic religion. In adults, it due to a personal reason or even due to an infection. Some of the circumcision is due to family tradition uniquely African countries, personal hygiene, or also preventive health care purposes.
Benefits of circumcision
A research conducted by an American institution circumcision has many benefits outweighing there disadvantage, especially in male children. It doesn’t matter the age, but it’s imperative. Their benefits include:
Proper hygiene- after circumcision, it’s more comfortable to wash your penis thoroughly, unlike those who are uncircumcised. It can be stringen twashing under the foreskin.
Reduced risk of STD’S sexually transmitted diseases when you are circumcised lower risk of getting infected with most of the sexual disorders like HIV & AIDS. It does not mean you are 100% prove from STDs; ensure the safe sexual practice is critical.
A reduction in risk of penile cancer- penis cancer is not common but in circumcised people is very lower
A rediscount of the urinary tract infection disease-the urinary tract infection is the leading cause of kidney problems. Once you have circumcised the infection rears attacks you.
Risks involved in Circumcision
It rarely happens, but when it occurs, there might be some complications that might develop mostly bleeding or infection.
Sometimes the foreskin might develop some problem, like: the skin might be cut too long or too. It might not heal correctly. The remaining was not well surgically cut to the penis, and it requires minor surgery.
The preparation for the circumcision
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Newborn babies this procedure is conducted in the hospital nursery. The surgery is usually performed ten days after birth. The new borne is healthy enough for the process; they are injected with anesthetic and are inserted in the base of the penis. A plastic ring will be attached to the penis; the foreskin will be cut and removed slowly.
In adults and older men, circumcision is done under the anesthetic, and the doctor cuts it slowly with a surgical blade or scissor. The healing process might be longer than for children. It’s also a risk to do the procedure at an older age.
After the circumcision process
On regular occasions, it takes about ten days to heal. During the healing process, there might appear a sore with reddish swollen on the penis. In some cases, a yellow fluid might look on top and at the tip of the penis. It’s advisable to continue washing the penis as it heals itself. For new babies, change the bandage every time you change the diaper and apply petroleum jelly on the penis to prevent it from sticking on the diaper. See the doctor if you experience anything abnormal. …