A 29-year-old female asked:
Good day i would like to know if there are any risks associated with doing circumcision at the doctors room for 6 year olds or i need hospitalisation?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciucanswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Risks: Will be discussed with you by the surgical team. Typically same day surgery unless complicated.
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Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Basics: This is a simple procedure but requires general anesthesia at that age. While it was done in the hospital setting 3-4 decades ago the safety & low complication rate moved it to a day surgery/outpatient surgicenter procedure. The attending docs would always consider an overnight stay if any problems were encountered but this would be a rare exception.
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Dr. George Klauberanswered
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not for Drs office: This is a surgical procedure which at age-6-years requires general anesthesia. Operation can be performed in day surhery center or hospital and all being well, can be discharged home about 1 hour after wake-up. This is nothing like dental procedures where anesthesia is often performed in the office.
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Last updated Jan 4, 2021
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