What Circumcision is All About
In male circumcision, there is surgery involved, and it is aimed at removing the foreskin that covers that tip of the male organ. The natural and retractile covering of the glans of the male organ is what is called the prepuce. There are many factors that make men to be circumcised and some of these reasons include one’s preferences, personal beliefs, culture and the religious beliefs. The circumcision procedure can be done to a male child before they leave the hospital. According to research that has been done, it proves that more than half of the population of baby boys is circumcised while they are leaving the hospital. Among the main reasons why parents opt for their male children to be circumcised before leaving the hospital is because of religion, tradition and for hygienic purposes.
There might be pressure from the society on why there is need to have circumcision and that is what makes parents to carry on with the procedure and the other reason is to adhere to the traditions of the family. One of the oldest and commonest surgical procedures that are known worldwide is male circumcision. Doctors and other medical personnel agree that there are many benefits of cutting the prepuce of the male reproductive organ. If you are uncircumcised, the chances of you getting a urinary tract infection are high than the other person who has undergone male circumcision. Normally, the largest group of men or boys who end up being affected by urinary tract infections are those that have not been circumcised and that is not the same case for those who have circumcised. The inflammation of the male organ or penile cancer will not occur to those boys who have been circumcised.
The spread of sexually transmitted diseases is known to spread fast among men who are uncircumcised than those who are circumcised because there is no skin to harbor the infections. Good hygiene of the male organ means that the foreskin needs to be cut and that is the reason that makes such men be at risk of contracting some of the diseases or infections. The men who are circumcised are prevented from, and they are also free from getting a condition which occurs because of the narrowing of the prepuce that can cause the closure of the opening of the male reproductive organ. Survey also shows that men who are circumcised are less likely to carry viruses to their women counterparts.
There are different reasons why parents want their male babies to be circumcised. If you have a child, the decision will then be between you and your spouse on whether your boy child should undergo circumcision or not. Ensure that you think about this circumcision matter before you make a choice.