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How Long Does It Take To Adjust To An Adult Circumcision
Variable: 2 - 6 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 - 4 weeks: Your glans penis is in contact with underwear all the time instead of having a foreskin in between. This can take some getting used to. First couple of weeks there is postoperative swelling and sensitivity, then slowly you get used to glans rubbing against underwear and gradually desensitizes somewhat. ...Read more
Here are some ...: After an uneventful circumcision, socially and occupationally, most of post-circ men should be able to return to work in 5-7 days; personally, they may start coitus in 3-4 weeks. Of course, there is no strict length of social or personal disability, which may widely vary, depending on personal coping ability as well as social & financial support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How safe is to undergo circumcision and how long does it take for complete recovery. Please guide me?
Accredited Dr?: As a procedure done by a fully licensed specialist physician, it should be as safe as any minor surgery. There are a variety of techniques that might cause you to have a preference, but they should all be well healed in a few weeks in a healthy young adult. Ask your doctor or local hospital for a referral or search the web yourself. Then interview the provider until you are satisfied. Best! ...Read more
How long does it take a baby’s circumcision to heal? After my son has his circumcision, how long will it take the wound to heal?
About a week: Most circumcisions will heal in about a week, depending on the method used. Those done with a plastabell often take a few days longer. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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... ...Read more
Should be absorbable: Absorbable or self dissolving suture should have been use for a circumcision, thus should not require removal. Your surgeon should have provided all instructions & is appropriate person to answer such questions. Use of non absorbable sutures for circumcision would not be considered "standard level of medical care". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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