Medical statistics reveal how balanitis is a relatively common problem, and it affects males in all age groups. It is most likely to strike at boys under the age of four, and men who are uncircumcised. Researchers estimate that approximately 4% of boys and 3% of uncircumcised men get this disease at some times in their lives. Although it might also affect circumcised men, these cases are so extremely rare as to be statistically insignificant.
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