Are you an uncircumcised male and you want to know how to get circumcised? Circumcision is the removal or altering of a male's penis foreskin for cultural or medical reasons. Routine circumcision of infant males was very popular in the United States up until recently. Routine circumcision of infant males has never been popular in Europe. You can find out how to get circumcised below.
You will need:
- A doctor/Urologist.
- Discuss circumcision with your doctor. You want to be certain that circumcision is right for you. Recent debates over male circumcision are making it less popular in the United States today, but they are still performed on males of all ages for cosmetic and certain medical conditions.
- There are different types of circumcisions. You do have choices in the type of circumcisions that are available and should get more than one opinion before having the procedure. You can choose to remove the foreskin completely, partially or have it loosened for easier cleaning.
- The procedure. Circumcision is performed under local anesthesia and should take about twenty minutes. When the procedure is over, the physician will wrap the wound with a small bandage. You should expect a slight sting or soreness around the cut area; this should go away in a few hours.
- Aftercare. Recover takes just a few days, you will have to keep the wound clean until it heals. The glands of the circumcised penis will be sensitive to the touch of your clothes and hands, but you will get used to it very quickly.
Keep in mind: Circumcision is permanent, your foreskin will not grow back into its original state. If you do not need to be circumcised for medical reasons, your insurance may not cover it.