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.
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. Parents want their sons to look like a man and this is why they want their sons to get circumcised.
There are a number of places where circumcision can be performed such as hospitals, in houses and in religious ritual circumcisions. 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. They can do the procedure before you can bring your baby home. These doctors will tell you all about the whole procedure and also inform you about the possible risks of the procedure. Newborn circumcision is actually a complicated procedure since they will need general anesthesia. Since, surgery and anesthesia can pose a risk to the baby. There are certain cases when doctors can delay the procedure. This is actually one reason why some parents prefer that their son get circumcised when they are a bit bigger. Some of the reasons why doctors do not perform circumcision is when 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.
Penile cancer is another disease that can be avoided when men are circumcised. 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 is actually not true.
There are really a lot of benefits that are provided by circumcision.