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How Long Will I Need Off Work After An Adult Circumcision
7 days: No more than 7 days if everything goes well, or maybe even less. ...Read more
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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
Variable: 2 - 6 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 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 more
Can an adult circumcision be covered by insurance if the doctor diagnosis you as having phimosis? How long is the surgery? What meds are prescribed?
I've tried treatments for phimosis but they don't work, is it safe to be circumcised as an adult?
I work Mon-Fri and I want to get circumcised so I just need detailed information about the whole procedure, like how long it will take and what do I need to do before hand, side effects and will the doctor be able to book me off work to recover?
Probably not: I'd compare it with a limb amputation in a way - can you restore a foot once it was chopped off? One may speculate on the possibility of having a cosmetic surgery done, but if the circumcision was performed correctly, I don't see why you would want to have it reverted. If it was done incorrectly and there are damages or bad cosmetic defects, then quite a cosmetic surgery might be an option. ...Read more
If not too tight: Has lots of sensation which can be pleasurable. However can be uncomfortable or even painful ; liable to tear if remains after circumcision and is tight. Similar to a bowstring. Some men are happy to have retained their frenulum ; others feel the opposite. Important thing about an adult foreskin is have just right amount of skin removed. Urologist should be able to decide whether to keep frenulum. ...Read more
Not with anesthesia: Not if patient is asleep & few hours after if local anesthetic injected into base of penis before he wakes. Painless during if done unedr local anesthesia (la), minor pinprick pain from la needle, less if Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream applied 1/2 hour before. Coban bandaage post-op prevents swelling & minimizes pain. Pain killers post-op recommended. Some prescribe Ativan to reduce painful post-op erections. ...Read more
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