In some Muslim-majority countries, circumcision is performed on Muslim boys after they have learned to recite the whole Qur'an from start to finish. In Malaysia and other regions, the boy usually undergoes the operation between the ages of ten and twelve, and is thus a puberty rite, serving to introduce him into the new status of an adult. Circumcision is one of the world's most widely performed procedures. Approximately 37% to 39% of males worldwide are circumcised, about half for religious or cultural reasons. It is most often practiced between infancy and the early twenties. The WHO estimated in 2007 that 664,500,000 males aged 15 and over were circumcised (30–33% global prevalence), almost 70% of whom were Muslim.ICD-9-CM: V50.2.
Adult males may choose to get circumcised for both cosmetic and clinical reasons. Some men may experience chronic infections under the foreskin, painful erections, or an inability to fully retract their foreskins from the head of the penis (this is called phimosis). For these clinical reasons, circumcision may be covered by health insurance. Feb 02, 2004 · Feb. 2, 2004 -- Adult circumcision affects a guy's sexual performance -- but not in a bad way, according to a new study. Circumcised men take longer to .
Circumcision With Fast Recovery at New York Urology Specialists. At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of sexual problems in men.We understand the challenges that penile problems such as pain in the penis, cuts on the foreskin, irritation, and curvature create for our patients, their relationships and their self-esteem. Way down under in Melbourne, Australia is the story of a tightly done male adult circumcision of the ultimate kind. You'll never believe the story or will you? Around 17 years ago, I became aware that circumcision was of interest to me. How to go about it? What an .