What is Circumcision?

Category: Procedures

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Circumcision in males is the surgical removal of some or all of the foreskin on the penis. This is typically performed when the child is an infant, but can also be done later in life. Often done for religious or cultural reasons, circumcision is also a treatment for several medical conditions.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Circumcision

Side effect Patients
Scars 1
Sexual dysfunction 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
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2 patient evaluations for Circumcision

Jul 1, 2014 (Started May 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for phimosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Incompetent urologist botched the procedure and destroyed my sex life.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 28, 2014 (Started Jan 13, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for phimosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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