Is adult circumcision usually safe?

If you decide to have this intervention, your doctor will tell you everything you need to know about its outcome and potential complications.

Circumcision is usually safe, but, just like any other intervention, it poses some risks such as:

  • infection
  • bleeding
  • ulceration
  • sexual problems

However, serious complications only occur in about 2% of cases, which equals 1 in 50 patients. 

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