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A 28-year-old male asked:

Day 6 post circumcision-have i delayed healing process by accidently breaking off small bit of thick black scab on underside of penis?

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Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 34 years experience
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 ointment lightly each day. This will soon he'll in on its own. Avoid sexual activity for several weeks until clear to prevent further compromise of the incision.

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Last updated Aug 10, 2014

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