FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION


Long-term complications

• urinary problems (painful urination, urinary tract infections);

• vaginal problems (discharge, itching, bacterial vaginosis and other infections

• menstrual problems (painful menstruations, difficulty in passing menstrual blood, etc.)

• scar tissue and keloid

• sexual problems (pain during intercourse, decreased satisfaction, etc.) increased risk of childbirth complications (difficult delivery, excessive bleeding, caesarean section, need to resuscitate the baby, etc.) and newborn deaths

• psychological problems (depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, low self-esteem, etc.)

Source: WHO

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