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For years, it has been questioned whether circumcision should be done or not. Now, even medical science has proved that the circumcision procedure lowers the risk of getting HIV and many other diseases. Circumcision is a practice followed in Muslims traditions due to religious reasons. For most parents, getting their kid circumcised successfully is one of the biggest worries and parents are often seen worried about which doctor to trust for this procedure.
Circumcision in Pakistan is performed by well-qualified surgeons and is carried out successfully in the majority of the cases. In this article, we’ll take a look at the five important things that you should know about circumcision in Pakistan.
What is circumcision?
Circumcision is a procedure in which the foreskin which covers the tip of the penis is removed. During a circumcision, the excess foreskin from the head of the penis is clipped off by the surgeon. Circumcision is usually performed within the first week of birth and takes about 5 to 10 minutes to be done. Circumcision generally heals completely in a time of five to seven days.
Best doctors for circumcision in Pakistan
Dr. M. Bilal Mirza:
Dr. M. Bilal Mirza is one of the best pediatric surgeons at Masood Hospital, Lahore. He is specialized in performing circumcision and you can easily get an online appointment with Dr. M. Bilal Mirza through Marham. You can call at 0311-1222398 to confirm his timings or book an appointment.
Dr. Naeem Liaquat:
Dr. Naeem Liaquat is a consultant pediatric surgeon practicing at Medicare Hospital, Rawalpindi and Holy family Hospital, Rawalpindi. He is famous for performing circumcision Now you can easily get an online appointment with Dr. Naeem Liaquat through Marham. You can call at 0311-1222398 to confirm his timings or book an appointment.
Circumcision cost in Pakistan:
The cost of circumcision varies on a number of factors such as a surgeon who performs the surgery, materials used and the hospital expenditure/equipment. Circumcision cost in Pakistan ranges from PKR 5000 – 20,000.
FAQs about circumcision:
Q: What is the best age of circumcision?
A: The best time to get your baby circumcised is when your baby is between 24 and 72 hours old. Circumcision is usually performed within the first week of birth.
Q: Do babies feel pain during circumcision?
A: Circumcision is generally not very painful as there are pain management techniques that can significantly reduce the pain of the procedure for your newborn.
Q: How long does it take for circumcision to heal?
A: It usually takes between 7 to 10 days for a circumcised penis to heal completely after the procedure.
Benefits of circumcision in Islam:
As Muslims, it is believed that the removal of the foreskin makes it easier to keep the penis clean because urine than doesn’t get trapped there. If not circumcised, excrements may collect under the foreskin which can lead to fatal diseases such as cancer. Thus, circumcision is also considered as a preventive measure against infection and diseases.