Circumcision Doctor

 20 Januari 2022   

Circumcision doctor

Circumcision is performed by removing the foreskin, which is the skin that covers the head of the penis. This procedure can be done in a hospital or in a clinic. By general practitioners, urologist surgeons or experienced nurses.

There are several health benefits for men who undergo the circumcision procedure, namely :

  • Makes it easy to clean the head of the penis
  • Reducing the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections
  • Prevents penile cancer, balanitis, balanopostitis, phimosis, and paraphimosis
  • Reducing the risk of cervical cancer in partners


Circumcision Indications

Circumcision procedures can be performed for religious reasons, to prevent disease, or to treat a number of diseases that can no longer be treated by other methods of treatment. Some of these diseases are:

  • Balanitis, namely swelling of the foreskin
  • Balanopostitis, namely inflammation of the foreskin and head of the penis
  • Phimosis, which is a condition when the foreskin cannot be pulled back from the head of the penis
  • Paraphimosis, which is a condition when the foreskin cannot return to its original position after being pulled back

Before undergoing the circumcision procedure, the doctor will tell you the benefits and risks of complications from this procedure. The doctor will also ask for a family medical history, especially if there are blood clotting disorders, such as hemophilia in rare cases, a person undergoing this procedure can experience complications, such as :

  • Pain, injury, or irritation in the penis
  • Bleeding and infection in the area of ​​the circumcised penis
  • Increased risk of meatitis (inflammation of the urinary opening)
  • The skin on the circumcision scar hardens
  • Foreskin removed too short or too long
  • Healing lasts a long time
  • Need for re-circumcision procedure