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Benefits Of Not Being Circumcised
No: No real health benefits. Possibly associated with less chance of having premature ejaculation as penile glans slides in & out of the foreskin and is lessposed to friction. Sensitive penile skin is retained which could be associated with more pleasure than it the foreskin was removed. ...Read more
More sensitive skin: Other benefits are avoidance of surgery. Penis can slide in ; out of foreskin, provided skin is loose, during sex or masturbation. Circumcision is un-necessary unless phimosis is present, so don't have a circumcision unless you need it for legitimate medical reasons. ...Read more
In the 28 countries : In the middle east and africa where it is actively practiced it is seen by many as important. It increases social status, makes a female marriageable, ensures virginity & fidelity & removes what is often viewed as filthy & ugly - female genitalia. It is also practices in a number of other countries. There are absolutely no medical benefits to female circumcision - it can lead to death, recurrent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have always heard the battle of circumcised vs uncircumcised. What are the factual pros and cons?
Some of th following: Obligatory for all jews, muslims ; numerous cultures. Circ. Is a minor procedure immediately after birth ; becomes a bigger deal with age. Circumcision reduces risk of the rare UTI s in first 6-moths of life. Is more hygienic for men who don't wash their penis's ; thus are also > at risk for penile cancer. Regarding sex pros=cons provided foreskin isn't tight. Avoids future foreskin infections. ...Read more
Ill-defined: Both are "pop" restricted diets and there are quite a few people convinced that one or both has helped them subjectively despite their not being in a group that needs to restrict (gluten enteropathy, galactosemia). It will make your life much more difficult, it will be even harder to be a good guest, and we await objective results from real science. Benefits may really exist for some people. ...Read more
Reduced disease risk: A large body of research shows that vegetarian diets are "associated with lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, less obesity & consequently less heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and mortality."-quoting from www.Vegetarian-nutrition.Info/updates/vegetarian_diets_health_benefits.Php/ vegetarians live longer. However, there is some debate about why- see my comment:. ...Read more
Not at all: There are minimal risks of anesthesia. Only very minor risk of bleeding, as all bleeding vessels should be cauterized before skin is closed. Risk of infection is negligible as penis has such a superb blood supply. Medication such as Ativan, (lorazepam) can be taken to minimize post-operative erections & pain medications will be prescribed. Thus, go for it, if you need it. Good luck ...Read more
What are the benefits of cigarette smoking? I believe if done in moderation there is some benefits
For you or baby?: For a baby, there are many advantages. Decrease in risk of foreskin closure over the tip, decreased risk of penile cancer, decreased risk of std's in the future. And the procedure is minimally painful if handled right, quick recovery. For an adult, the benefits are still there, but the recovery is more difficult and it's a more involved procedure. Consult with a urologist for more information. ...Read more
Lots: The biggest obstacles of being pregnant as a teen are primarily socioeconomic. Teens are more likely to be financially dependent, have to rely on friends and family for support, and less likely to finish school/graduate. Other risks include increased risk of preterm birth, low birth weight, and higher rates of infant deaths. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Celibacy: There are none. Medicine and science is neutral when it comes to this decision. There are some scientific studies that show the longer in life one ejaculates the less chance of getting prostate cancer. But, celibacy is a life choice chosen for a variety of reasons. It is neither good nor bad. ...Read more
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