Male circumcision can be done at any age from when you are a newborn well into old age. There are different reasons for circumcision including treatment of medical conditions, social, cultural and religious reasons. 

 

Some medical advantages of circumcision include:

  • Reduction in risk for HIV infection and other STI’s 
  • Reduction in risk for penile cancers 
  • Reduction in risk of urinary tract infections 

 

Additionally there are studies that suggest that male medical circumcision does NOT negatively affects sexual function, sensitivity, sensation or satisfaction.