Uncircumcised boys more susceptible to urinary tract infections

Credit: TOI

WASHINGTON: Uncircumcised boys are at higher risk of urinary tract infection, regardless of whether the urethra is visible, a new study has revealed.

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common serious bacterial infections in children and, if not treated, can cause an infection of the blood or scar the kidneys.

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