Hello, I am 23 year old male. I want to know if i should get a circumcision. I read that people with circumcised penis have a lower chance of prostate cancer. My family has a history of cancer, thus if by doung so it reduces my chances, shoukd i take it. What is the process and hiw long is the recovery period. Also, what are the side effects of doing so.
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Dr. Sandeep Nayak
18 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Surgical Oncologist
Circumcision is not related to prostate cancer. It may reduce the risk of cancer of penis. But, not so significantly at your age. So, no point in going for circumcision for this reason.
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