Adult Men Circumcision
A circumcision for adult males is a procedure in which a surgeon cuts the penis and foreskin of a
man. Posthitis is a condition that affects about 6% of uncircumcised males. People suffering
from posthitis might consider circumcision. It is much less invasive that repairing the foreskin.
Patients should be aware that this procedure can be painful and may pose risks.
Before the procedure, men over 18 will be administered sedation. An anesthetist will administer
local or spinal numbing medication. The procedure will numb the area around the penis, and the
healthcare provider will then make an incision behind the penis head. After the foreskin is
removed, the wound will be closed with stitches or tissue glue. The wound will then be closed
with tissue glue or petroleum jelly. Finally, a dressing will be applied.
Postoperative instructions for adult males must be followed closely to avoid infection. A week or
two following the circumcision, patients should not pursue sexual activity. While spontaneous
erections can be painful, the incision may not be fully healed. If scarring is not perfect another
procedure will be required. However, if complications occur, they can be repaired. If they do not
resolve, it is highly recommended that you see a doctor to have the problem re-examined.
While circumcision is not a serious procedure, there are some problems. Infection and bleeding
are the most common complications. Other complications of adult men circumcision include
scarring around the scar, and needing to remove stitches that have not disintegrated. Further,
circumcision can result in more skin loss around the head of the penis, and can be very painful.
It is controversial and causes discomfort. Many people campaign against circumcision because
of its negative effects on the male body. Many women feel uncomfortable about the idea of a
man having such an operation.
The WHO has set a goal for 80 percent circumcision in 2015, which would require performing
about 20 million circumcisions every year. The target would require approximately 20 million
circumcisions. However, only 1.5 million of these were performed in the last five-years. The
procedure is between $65-$95, and the overhead costs for health care systems are about $60.
Some countries have doctors who perform circumcisions. It is difficult to shift tasks. For example,
in Uganda, nurses will need an act of parliament to perform circumcisions.
Health education is essential. The World Health Organisation and WHO recommend that men
undergo health education and counselling before SMC. Group education sessions should cover
basic health information on reproductive health and HIV, and individual counselling should focus
on circumcision-specific education. This information should also address the benefits and how to
proceed following SMC. It is also important for clients to correct any myths. For example, men
may not understand that circumcision is associated with reduced HIV risk.
Most adult circumcisions are temporary. Some people will need to take a week off from work,
while others might need to be away for six weeks or more. Some people can resume normal
activities immediately after surgery, while others may take up to four weeks before they can
begin masturbation. Afterward, patients will be given specific instructions for post-circumcision
care. For two to three weeks, a bandage covering the penis will help relieve any discomfort
associated with the procedure. They may be prescribed antibiotics to prevent infection.
Although circumcision is associated lower risk of certain sexually transmitted disease, it does not
guarantee that you will be protected from HIV or other STDs. It has also been shown that
circumcision can reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer. The study was performed on
babies and may not be applicable to adults. A circumcised penis may be at a lower risk for
developing phimosis. Phimosis is a condition in the which the foreskin cannot pull back over a
penis. This condition can cause tightness or scarring and infection.
If they desire to improve their life quality, adult men may undergo circumcision. This procedure is
not as simple as for newborns, but it is a common medical procedure. It can also decrease the
risk of infection or HIV in adult men. Some religious rituals require the removal of foreskin to
avoid sexual intercourse. If a man has tight skin or chronic inflammation of the penis, then he
may need circumcision.
A circumcision for adult males is a procedure in which a surgeon cuts the penis and foreskin of a man. Posthitis is a condition that affects about 6% of uncircumcised males. People suffering from posthitis might consider circumcision. It is much less invasive that repairing the foreskin. Patients should be aware that this procedure can…