A 30-year-old female asked:
Is it recommended to take a 2months for circumcision and how long dose it take heal?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberganswered
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Normally, circumcision is done shortly after birth with a local anesthetic. Since your baby is now 2 months old, they may need to do the procedure under general anesthetic. Talk to your pediatrician for further instructions and details. They can also refer you to the right DR.
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Dr. Kenneth Licker commented
Urology 51 years experience
I have had this question arise many times, and always recommended that the circumcision be postponed until about 1 year of age since the procedure would be done with a general anesthetic.
Mar 30, 2021
Dr. John Bodellanswered
General Surgery 52 years experience
To consider 2 weeks to heal following a circumcision should be sufficient if you don't encounter any infections in the healing. You will be tender at first. but with time that should resolve.
Reviewed >2 years ago
A 41-year-old member asked:
Help please? How long does circumcision take to heal?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 53 years experience
Here are...: Takes 1 day to seal skin edges of incision; 2-4 days, to feel almost no pain; 1-2 weeks, to resolve; 1 month, be safe for sex, but not always; and up to 1 year or longer to fully mature. That is how body works - works wonder; be respectful to nature and no easy way around; work closely with your doc. Best wish...
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A 35-year-old member asked:
How long does circumcision sores take to heal?
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Dr. Holly Maesanswered
Pediatrics 38 years experience
1-2 weeks total: The acute irritation is present for a day or two, but the entire healing process takes a couple of weeks. You can certainly bathe baby if cord is off, and this is very soothing to the incision area. Also, helps to just glob some KY or vaseline on to prevent diaper from sticking to the fresh surgical site.
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Last updated Mar 31, 2021
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