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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Shower: Showering should be fine. Do not scrub the scabs off. Follow any directions that your urologist gave you.
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Dr. Harold Tsai
29 years experience Urology
Circumcision: it is safe to shower 4 days after a circumcision. The dark scab is normal around the area of the incision. I would recommend bacitracin or some kind ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Pakdaman
11 years experience General Practice
Circumcision: Surgical incisions may take up to a week to heal. Given the nature of the skin around the glans penis, there could be a small patch of skin that is "n ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
No stitches: You need to speak with the physician that did the circumcision. It is possible that stitches were not placed during the procedure. Was the procedure ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: This Q was answered 5 minutes ago as follows: What you experienced isn't unusual. The surest act to follow is do nothing but keep the surgical site as ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Circumcision: It's best to have the physician who performed the cicumcision examine your child. postop swelling, redness and scabbing within the first week are not ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Local care: Fear not, this will still heal fine. Keep clean with gentle use of soap and water in the shower, and do not hesitate to apply a triple antibiotic oin ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Try this: First of all, that scab is there protecting the wound from chemicals, dust an bacteria, so the best thing you can do is leave it there until it falls ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Your carefulness is good. Chlorhexidine (Hibiclens) like betadine is a common soaping agent for scrubbing by surgeons, OR staffs, & even scrubbing ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you are not having any significant bleeding, I believe the measures you are taking should suffice. If you do have bleeding, redness that is climb ... Read More
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