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is it safe to circumcise during summer

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Is it necessary?: While we do give general anesthesia to even newborns, it is typically only done for serious issues, like congenital abnormalities. It would be unusual ... Read More
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Dr. James Henning
50 years experience Anesthesiology
Not Required: There are several safe, easy and reliable options; ga is rarely necessary. Have a close look at this link, especially the last 4 or 5 paragraphs... ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Anesthesia is a very safe procedure even in the very small patient. There might not be a need for a full general anesthetic, this could be done with s ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Circumcision: Cicimcision revision is sometimes needed to release adhesions between foreskin remnant and the glans penis. This can happen if inadequate amount of f ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Seldom required: In kids. Should be done if there is secondary phimosis or area of shaft skin is fused to glans, this is penile skin bridging rather than the very comm ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: Typically circumcision is a simple, uncomplicated out patient procedure. Based on your medical history your doctor/urologist will likely have you unde ... Read More
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: It is fairly a safe procedure. It also prevents infection.
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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Circumcision: is mostly a cosmetic issue, however sometimes needs to be performed due to certain conditions (i.e. phimosis - when the foreskin can not be pulled ove ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Certainly: Unless your penis is still swollen ;/or tender.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Depends on setting: When I do an office circumcision on a young infant boy, i give the parents the option of being in the procedure room -- some want to, others don't. Wh ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
No: This is usually done under IV sedation with local anesthesia.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Some: Some pain post-operatively is expected. This is worst in the first 24 hours and can be controlled easily with pain medication. The penis will be extr ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Primary Dr will know: Primary care doctor will know locations, or check insurers website. That said, circumcision is unnecessary if good hygiene is done. Babies are born co ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
See urologist : Circumcisions are safe if done by an experienced registered surgeon under aseptic technique. Suggest you see a registered urologist. Best wishes
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Bleeding: Rarely some families have genetic bleeding problems that are borderline and unknown even to the families. They can surface in subsequent generations t ... Read More

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