What is genital modification?

Key facts. Female genital mutilation (FGM) involves the partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. The practice has no health benefits for girls and women.

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Moreover, what is genital mutilation male?

Male genital mutilation (MGM) refers to permanent modification of the external genitalia that involves ablation of genital tissues. When found, it is usually as a consequence of poor circumcision skills, auto mutilation/castration or genital injuries caused by attacks or accidents.

Keeping this in view, why male circumcision is wrong? Risk of bleeding and infection at the site of the circumcision. Irritation of the glans. Higher chance of meatitis (inflammation of the opening of the penis) Risk of injury to the penis.

Then, is circumcision good or bad?

no risk of infants and children getting infections under the foreskin. easier genital hygiene. much lower risk of getting cancer of the penis (although this is a very rare condition and good genital hygiene also seems to reduce the risk. More than 10,000 circumcisions are needed to prevent one case of penile cancer)

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