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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

Dr. George Klauber
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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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Can a circumcised male get phimosa?

Can a circumcised male get phimosa?

No: A person without foreskin cannot get phimosis. Phimosis is the inability to retract foreskin and it is not relevant if one does not have a foreskin.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Could I get a circumcision reversed?

Could I get a circumcision reversed?

Possible, but why: Fairly major surgery. Involves circumferential incision around penis low enough to form inner foreskin, or even lower to provide both inner & outer foreskin, which is pulled up & leaves area of denuded penile shaft. This is covered by a skin graft taken from hiarless inner upper arm or thigh skin. Post-operatively 'new' foreskin becomes edematous until new lymph channels develop (if ever). Think! ...Read more

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Can you get circumcised as an adult?

Yes: Ask your surgeon or urologist. Expect some pain afterward and temporary disability. One will have to abstain from sex till nontender. ...Read more

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How come men get circumcised at all?

How come men get circumcised at all?

There are: Many opinions, some religious constraints and some health data. In the final analysis, each individual, or their parents if they're an infant, have to make their own decision about which is best for them. ...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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How much would it cost to get circumcised?

Local question: This international application has no ability to tell where you are. Prices vary from locale to locale. You would best ask this of your local Urologist. ...Read more

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Why might someone need to get circumcised?

Why might someone need to get circumcised?

Phimosis: Generally adults are circumcised when the foreskin can no longer be retracted. This condition is known as phimosis. Chronic recurring fungal infections of the foreskin or penis is another common reason for adult circumcision. ...Read more

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If it is a boy should I get him circumcised?

If it is a boy should I get him circumcised?

Yes or no: American acedemy of pediatrics recently changed their recommendation in favor of routine circumcision for boys. Consider the following: penile cancer requires combination of foreskin + poor hygiene. Utis in boys are uncommon + tend to occur only in 1st 6months of life in uncirc'd boys. Boys with urinary tract blockage, developmental delay + sons of circ'd fathers may benefit. Sex better? Yes? No. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get circumcised as an adult?

Is it normal to get circumcised as an adult?

Depends: It is most common for boys to get circumcised just after birth. However, some men decide after they become an adult to get circumcised for a variety of reasons. For example, if their foreskin gets tight (phimosis), or they get repeated infections under their foreskin (balanitis, or balanoposthitis). Sometimes they just decide they want to be circumcised. ...Read more

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What exactly happens when you get circumcised?

What exactly happens when you get circumcised?

Foreskin is removed: Head of penis (glans) is then uncovered/exposed. ...Read more

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Should I get a circumcision or am I too old now?

Should I get a circumcision or am I too old now?

Depends: I'im assuming you're male even though the tag is "denise", females do not get circumcisions generally speaking, certainly not in this country. That said, the question is why, and what is the goal? If you're genuinely considered about health or cosmetic appearance, then you can consult a urologist. There is more healing time than as a baby, but it's possible. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get our baby circumcised?

What is the best way to get our baby circumcised?

Before leaving hosp.: The easiest, best way to get a baby circumcised is for the doctor to do it while the baby is still in the hospital. If the doctor uses a gomco clamp, the penis will look "finished" when the circumcision is done. ...Read more

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What are the reasons that people get circumcised?

What are the reasons that people get circumcised?

Various reasons: Circumcisions are performed for religious reasons or because many think it more hygienic. It is if you don't wash. Others have it done to prevent future problems with tight foreskins (phimosis) others have it done after episodes of balanitis (inflammation of penile glans), esthetics, premature ejaculations. Also prevents penile cancer in unclean men & reduces risk of hiv/aids in african studies. ...Read more

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Where can I get circumcised near iselin nj 08830?

Any medical center: Anyone can be circumcised, at any age. When males are beyond infancy, the procedure is a bit more complicated so it requires general anesthesia and is usually a same-day or overnight procedure in the hospital. Look up "urology" in your area and make an appointment with a urologist to get you going towards your goal. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I get a circumcision reversed?

Plastic surgery: There is a complex surgical procedure which can reverse circumcision. Operation consists of cutting shaft skin circumferentially at mid shaft, pulling skin distal to incision over the glans and folding it back onself to create a foreskinn. There is now an area of denuded penis which is covered with a skin graft. Some men who feel impotent from circumcision are helped by this expensive procedure. ...Read more

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How can I go to get circumcised. And how painful is it?

How can I go to get circumcised. And how painful is it?

Circ: You need to make an appointment with a urologist who will explain the procedure and schedule it to be done at a hospital or surgery center either under local or general anesthesia. Depending on your pain threshold you will be sore for 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Could it be too late to get a circumcision at 25 yrs old?

No: I am aware of men in their golden years who decide to get it done for hygiene issues. It is a more involved procedure in adults than newborns but something a local urologist can explain and do for you. ...Read more

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My girlfriend wants me to get circumcised. Should I do it?

My girlfriend wants me to get circumcised. Should I do it?

See remark: That is a personal choice and decision.
In this country circumcision is somewhat routine. In Europe, it is not routine.
I see no scientific value for circumcision. It is a matter of cleanliness. We don't have increase incidence of cancer of penis in Sweden, while in India, and other 3rd world countries penile cancer is common. In both countries men are not commonly circumcised ...Read more

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Where can I get a pain free circumcision for an adult male?

Where can I get a pain free circumcision for an adult male?

See urologist: Circumcision can be performed under general anesthesia. This will be painless. Request a penile block which is an injection of local anesthetic before you awake from general anesthetic. Suggest Ativan (lorazepam) post-operatively to reduce risk of erections & pain medications. Good Luck ...Read more

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Please tell me if I should get circumcised I am 21 please help?

It depends: Yes if you have phimosis ; can't retract foreskin easily ; doesn't respond to applications of prescription strength steroid cream. May just require division of penile frenulum (skin web on underside of glans) if it is tight, causes pain or bleeds with sex or masturbation. No if for cosmetic purposes or you don't wash yiour penis daily or partner justs think circumcision is preferable to foreskin. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get a circumcision just to look like the others?

Common: Individual reasons vary from religious to cultural. Some do so because they have experienced painful infections of the foreskin in the past. I had one say he didn't want anyone having to tend him there if he got old and feeble. It was one of the most requested elective surgeries during my stint in the naval medical corps. ...Read more

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Where is the cheapest and safest place to get an adult circumcision?

Where is the cheapest and safest place to get an adult circumcision?

Local anesthesia &ta: A surgicenter or wel equiped urologists office. Few surgeons do adult circumcisions in the office, but can be done & I have done it for couple of http://intra/atients without insurance. Not terrible, we apply lmx topical anesthetic cream for 30 mins., then inject Lidocaine oe Marcaine around base of penis & then proceed with the surgery.May need to call a number of offices to succeed.? Try canada. ...Read more

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Is it true it hurts more to get a circumcision as a grown man than baby?

Is it true it hurts more to get a circumcision as a grown man than baby?

Simplicity/healing: Having assisted in circs on kids 3-9 & done a thousand + newborns, I can surmise that what they feel is not the whole picture. The older kids were put to sleep for an half hour procedure & delt with stitches & wounds that were swollen & itched terribly & required 1-2wks recovery, the infants often slept thru the procedure under a local, had no stitches, minimal swelling & seemed recovered in days, . ...Read more

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I have been circumcised for 11 days now and was wondering is it ok to get them wet?

You may: Want to ask your doctor, but it should be ok. I am curious, however, since you mentioned "them", do you have more than one penis? That would probably make the guinness book of records.......... ...Read more

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I have been forced to get circumcised no matter what and was wondering how painful it will be?

I have been forced to get circumcised no matter what and was wondering how painful it will be?

Somewhat painful: But anesthesia will block the pain during surgery, and they will give you pain medication to lessen the pain as you recover. Talk w/your doctor. How is someone "forcing" you to be circumcised? ...Read more

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Since I learned I am having a boy, I have been wondering if I should get him circumcised or not?

Since I learned I am having a boy, I have been wondering if I should get him circumcised or not?

It depends: This is more a personal, cultural & religious question than it is a medical one. Research is currently very divided as to benefit if any. There is also increasing concern for causing pain. Some question sexual pleasure during adulthood. Still others look at risk for passing on sexually transmitted infections. Aside from all these factors, decide whether he should look like his father or not. ...Read more

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Had to get circumcised about 4 months ago now wondering how to cope since I'm still not used to it?

It's hard to: Answer since I don't know what you're having difficulty coping with. Best suggestion is to talk w/your surgeon about your problems and concerns. ...Read more

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What to do if I don't wanna get circumcised, I don't have the time to stretch, is phimocure the answer?

Probably the: Wrong answer. I have no experience with this product, but it's probably better to ask your doctor or see a urologist than buy a "quick-fix" over the internet. ...Read more

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Can you tell me anyone who was circumcised as an adult or did you get circumcised as an adult if you are a guy?

Can you tell me anyone who was circumcised as an adult or did you get circumcised as an adult if you are a guy?

That would be: Protected healthcare information. Males can be circumcised as adults - but can't provide you identity of someone who has had this done. ...Read more

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Just wondering how much would it cost to get a circumcision. I don't have insurance. Cost to get a circumcision?

Just wondering how much would it cost to get a circumcision. I don't have insurance. Cost to get a circumcision?

Need to shop around: Surgical fees vary from place to place and from surgeon to surgeon within the same area. Be prepared to call various urologists in your area, ask whether they are prepared to perform procedure in their office or a surgicenter under local anesthesia (avoids cost of anesthesiologist & recovery room (pacu) and tell them you will be paing in cash. $300 probably the minimum. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and I want to get circumcised, and I want to know where I can go get it at a cheap price, I live in Covina, CA?

A urologist: Any urologist can perform this procedure. When it comes to your health there is no such thing as a cheap price, but many doctors will offer discounted rates for cash paying patients and just have to be asked. ...Read more

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I've never heard of another guy having to get circumcised as an adult before, thought it was just really babys. Do people transition well?

Needed by many men: Circumcisions in adults are very common procedures for adult men with phimosis (tight foreskin). They get used to their newly circumcised penises over a 6 week period. You probably havn't heard of because most adult men do not discuss the problem openly. ...Read more

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How to get over circumcision?

How to get over circumcision?

Short or long term?: Assume this was your circumcision. Minimize activity until pain & swelling settle down. Take pain medication which will need 2B stronger than Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Wear supportive jockey or boxer-brief underpants, padded if necessary. Might need sedative/anti-anxiety medication like Ativan at night to reduce anxiety & propensity for erections. Avoid erotic situations. Give it couple of weeks. ...Read more

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What percentage of boys get circumcised as babies?

What percentage of boys get circumcised as babies?

USA 70-80%: Great britain 20%, scandinavia 1-2%, israel and islamic countries 99 - 100%. ...Read more

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How can I get past trauma of circumcision?

Counseling...: Apparently, you regretted having circumcision done sometimes in life. Remember: life is a one-way street of accumulation modification, and continuation from inception to eternity; so is post-circumcision. So, go to see urologist for counseling to find out what has mentally or physically bothered you and recommend some reasonable care timely.

Best wish. .. Always. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get over circumcision?

Can you tell me how to get over circumcision?

Suggest following: I assume this was your circumcision. Minimize activity until pain & swelling settle down. Take pain medication which will need 2B stronger than Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Wear supportive jockey or boxer-brief underpants, padded if necessary. Might need sedative/anti-anxiety medication like Ativan at night to reduce anxiety & propensity for erections. Avoid erotic situations. Give it couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Should I get a circumcision for my 7 week old?

Should I get a circumcision for my 7 week old?

Now little late: We usually perform office circumcisions up to 4-weeks-of age after applying topical anesthetic cream. If older, most advise waiting for 6 months ; doing under general anesthesia., advised in babies with urinary tract malformations to reduce risk of serious utis. It is normal for babies to have physiologic phimosis unless foreskin obstructs + balloons with voiding. Otherwise need is debatable. ...Read more

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

Surgical removal ...Read more