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Doctor insights on: How Long Will I Need Off Work After An Adult Circumcision

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Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more


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How long does it take to adjust to adult circumcision?

How long does it take to adjust to adult circumcision?

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

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How long does it take to recover from adult circumcision?

Circumcision: The incision site is generally healed sufficient to attempt intercourse (or masterbation) around 4 weeks post-procedure. This is usually determined at the post-op visit. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after adult circumcision?

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

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I just had an adult circumcision. How long before the stitches can come out?

I just had an adult circumcision. How long before the stitches can come out?

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

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How long does it take for the scar of an adult male circumcision to disappear?

How long does it take for the scar of an adult male circumcision to disappear?

A week: Circumcision if done correctly leaves no scars. The scab usually takes about a week to form and fall off. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See below: Depending on your insurance this is probably a covered procedure. The actual operation takes about 45 minutes, and is treated post-operatively by minimal pain medications. ...Read more

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I've tried treatments for phimosis but they don't work, is it safe to be circumcised as an adult?

I've tried treatments for phimosis but they don't work, is it safe to be circumcised as an adult?

Yes: The circumcision in adults is done under anesthesia. Postoperative pain may be controlled with pain killers. Provided the pt. Is otherwise healthy n tolerant to anesthesia risk is low. Consult an urologist ...Read more

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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?

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?

You will need to: Obtain direct feedback from the clinic where you elect to have your circumcision (to get some answers). There is basic info at this site: https://www. Drugs. Com/cg/adult-male-circumcision-aftercare-instructions. Html ...Read more

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Is it possible to do foreskin restoration after an adult circumcision?

Is it possible to do foreskin restoration after an adult circumcision?

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

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Are there any benefits to retaining the frenulum after an adult circumcision?

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

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Should I get adult circumcision?

Should I get adult circumcision?

If foreskin tight: Circumcision will take care of phimosis (tight foreskin). Adults may respond to applications os prescription strength steroid cream applied to tight skin twice daily for 2-3 months. However, circumcision is much more reliable and definitive. ...Read more

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How common is adult circumcision?

How common is adult circumcision?

Very common: Most urologists taking care of adults perform lots of circumcisions. Adult urologists at our hospital perform 1 - 200 such procedures every year. ...Read more

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Can a circumcision hurt as an adult?

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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How long before sex after circumcision?

How long before sex after circumcision?

4-6 weeks: Your incision line has to completely heal. Check with your surgeon. I see my patients back at 4 weeks and decide at that visit when they're ready to resume inter course. ...Read more

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Where can I go to get adult circumcision?

Circumcision: An urologist can perform the simple surgery on an outpatient basis. ...Read more

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