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Common Urological Problems

Circumcision

Urethral & Prepucial Stones

Urethral calculi usually originate from the bladder and rarely from the upper tracts. Most ureteral stones that pass spontaneously into the bladder can pass through the urethra unimpeded.  Urethral stones may develop secondary to urinary stasis, secondary to a urethral diverticulum, near urethral strictures, or at sites of previous surgery. Most urethral stones in… Urethral & Prepucial Stones   



Less Prostate Ca Seen in Circumcised Men

Men had a 15% lower risk of prostate cancer if they had been circumcised before first sexual intercourse, data from two case-control studies showed.

Circumcised men had a lower prevalence of both less and more aggressive forms of prostate cancer.

The findings lend credence to evidence linking sexually transmitted infections (STIs) to prostate cancer… Less Prostate Ca Seen in Circumcised Men   



Ritual circumcision linked to increased risk of autism in young boys

Research published today by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine suggests that circumcised boys are more likely than intact boys to develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) before the age of 10. Risk is particularly high for infantile autism before the age of five. The research was carried out in Denmark among a… Ritual circumcision linked to increased risk of autism in young boys   



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