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how long does it take for the scar of an adult male circumcision to disappear

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
A week: Circumcision if done correctly leaves no scars. The scab usually takes about a week to form and fall off.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Few weeks: Scar never disappears, but becomes less and less noticeable as time goes by. At least a month before it is not noticeable in most cases. There is almo ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Always. The only way: in which skin & other tissues heal close after any injury, including more controlled surgically created gaps, is via fibroblasts migrating into ar ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends on size of: Hematoma. Hematomas after circumcision are not very common. Hematoma which is primarily bruising shoud settle down in 7 - 10 days. Larger collection o ... Read More
A 4-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Month vs wk or so: A circumcision done around the time of birth is usually well healed by the 2 wk visit & usually requires only local anesthesia. In a toddler they ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Sub-Saharan Africa: this device is primarily used in sub-Saharan Africa to combat the transmission of HIV in areas where surgical circumcision is not available
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Can be with erection: Post-operative Ativan (lorazepam) can reduce nocturnal erections which can be painful after circumcision. Pain can also be significantly reduced with ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not in USA: Prepex is primarily being used in Africa. Reported results are excellent. Unfortunately, has not been approved by FDA & thus not available in USA
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Opposite is true: Male circumcision is a legitimate surgical procedure for removal of foreskin. Female circumcision is genital mutilation, includes amputation of clitor ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Traditions, laws.: Female circumcision, or female genital mutilation, as categorized by the who, is performed in relatively few countries in africa & the arabian peninsu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not at all: Male circumcision is a legitimate surgical procedure for removal of foreskin. Female circumcision is genital mutilation, includes amputation of clitor ... Read More

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