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Complications involved with circumcision - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a question about urology.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am a 45 year old male and was thinking about getting a circumcision performed lately, but I'm not sure. What are the benefits/drawbacks of each?
User :   Here in the USA, a lot of men are circumcised, although I wasn't.
Doctor :   The benefits are that it can prevent some infections, and to some extent preventive against penile cancers.
Doctor :   The only drawbacks reported are reduction in sexual stimulation in some individuals.
User :   hmm
Doctor :   Apart from these are the regular side effects of any surgery that includes bleeding initially and infection. However this would be taken care of by the surgeons.
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