Advantages and Disadvantages of Circumcision
Circumcision is a process where the foreskin present at the upper region of the penis is cut with the help of a surgery. There are many myths regarding the uses or advantages of circumcision and also the disadvantages that are caused due to it.
One of the main reasons for people to go for circumcision is aesthetic. In some traditions people go for a circumcision at their birth.
Let’s look into some of the advantages of circumcision:
Prevents diseases such as penile cancer and cervical cancer:
Reduced urinary tract infections:
Decreased risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases:
Reduces the odour of the penis:
Circumcision can help a person to prevent diseases such as penile cancer in males and cervical cancer which is caused in females.
The upper skin or the foreskin has a higher susceptibility for developing various infections commonly known as the urinary tract infections.
Circumcision reduces the risk contracting sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS and also prevents infections caused during sex.
Circumcision causes the end of the penis to be clean and odour free. It also helps in better maintenance of the penis.
Some of the disadvantages of circumcision:
Risk of bleeding:
Loss of sensitivity:
Higher risk of injury:
During the early days after the circumcision, a person may experience some amount of pain during the intercourse.
The region where the circumcision is done can carry a risk of bleeding.
Many men complain about the loss of sensitivity after the circumcision.
The foreskin protects the upper part of the penis. After the circumcision the upper part of the penis may carry a higher chance of injury pertaining to it.
All these symptoms last only for a certain period of time.