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Is Circumcision Safe?

A recent study examined the safety of balanitis circumcision in middle-aged men. Researchers compared the risk of amputation with non-surgical treatment. Although the former was more effective in treating the symptoms, it may still be necessary to complete circumcision. After the surgery, the penis may swell. In severe cases, a doctor may prescribe antibiotics.

Balanitis may be a sign that there is an underlying medical condition. It is often treated with antibiotics or steroid cream. A recurring episode of balanitis …