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Circumcision-Where Can You 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. When they remove the foreskin of the genital area they will expose the end of the genital area.

Studies show that almost 65% of newborn baby boys are circumcised in the United states of America every year. Circumcision is being done all over the worlds like in Canada, Middle East, Asia and in Europe. Those parents that wants their sons to be circumcise their sons are those that are concerned about their hygiene , has religious beliefs, social reasons and has cultural reasons. Another reason is they want their son to look and be 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.

Family doctors, pediatricians and obstetricians are those that can perform the procedure in the hospital. The doctor can perform the circumcision before you bring your baby 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. If the baby needs reconstructive surgery since he has a physical abnormality are not allowed to be circumcised.

Here are the advantages of circumcision:

If boys are circumcised they have a lower chance to get urinary tract infections. Urinary tract infection is very common to boys that are not circumcised.

Men that are circumcised has a lower chance to have penile cancer. Circumcision is a defense against HIV Aids and STD. 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.

There are really a lot of benefits that are provided by circumcision.