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A 28-year-old male asked:

Can i put petroleum jelly on the head of my newly circumcised penis to get rid of the itchy feeling?

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Dr. Harold Tsai
Urology 32 years experience
Circumcision: Absolutely. We tell our ostensibly to apply any type of ointment to decrease itching discomfort or redness
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Dr. Andrea Rodgers
30 years experience
Neosporin: Neosporin or any other antibacterial ointment would be a better choice. Be sure to check with your surgeon if your symptoms persist or worsen.
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