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Adult Circumcision in London UK

Adult Circumcision in London UK

Adult Circumcision in London UK is performed due to medical and non-medicals reasons for over 16 year old boys and men. Medical indications include phimosis (tight foreskin), paraphimosis (foreskin stuck beyond the glans), recurrent balanitis or posthitis (infection of the prepuce) and scarring due to lichen sclerosis atrophicus (Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans). Non-medical reasons could be religious, personal or cultural. Our surgeon Dr Khan with discuss circumcision cons and pros with you. Adult circumcision can be done under local, regional or general anaesthesia. Adult circumcision in London is commonly performed by glue or stitches using the forceps guided or the dorsal slit methods. Cost of adult circumcision in the UK starts from £550. Penile block with circumferential block by injection will give virtual pain free men circumcision at London Circumcision Clinic. Informed consent must be taken. Adult circumcision recovery may take from 2-6 weeks.  Possible risks of adult circumcision are bleeding, infection, poor cosmetic result and change in sensation during sexual activities.

Benefits Of Circumcision

Circumcision is a common procedure with minimum risks of complications by trained professional doctors. There are different opinions whether there is a need for a male to be circumcised.The benefits of infant circumcision include prevention of urinary tract infections (a cause of renal scarring), reduction in risk of inflammatory foreskin conditions such as balanoposthitis, foreskin injuries, phimosis (tight foreskin) and paraphimosis ( foreskin stuck behind the head of penis) When the men later becomes sexually active he has substantial protection by circumcision against risk of HIV and other viral sexually transmitted infections such as genital herpes and oncogenic human papillomavirus, as well as penile cancer. The risk of cervical cancer in his female partner(s) is also reduced.

Circumcision (Khitan, Khatna) In Islam (Sunnah)

This practice is attributed to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Therefore, circumcision acquired the status of Sunnah (Prophet’s tradition), although the tradition is attributed to the Prophet Abraham. Allah ordered Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) to follow the religion of Abraham (pbuh). When Allah says “Then we inspired you: ‘Follow the religion of your father Abraham, the upright in Faith.’ (Qur’an 16:123)”; and, thus, part of the religion of Abraham is circumcision.