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How To Get Circumcised Without Surgery
It just needs...: To heal up. I would apply traumeel cream (or ointment) to help promote healing. It is homeopathic and available online or at most whole foods stores. This is anecdotal, but I have been personally using it for myself my family and my patients for 25 years. It is very safe, so you can apply it as often as you want. Sometimes i will apply it four or five times a day on cuts on myself. ...Read more
If you get penoscrotal web from adult circumcision surgery did the surgeon perform the surgery wrong/negligently?
When indicated: Advised in babies with urinary tract malformations to reduce risk of serious utis. Cure for phimosis or parphimosis, however it is normal for babies & young boys to have physiologic phimosis unless foreskin obstructs + balloons with voiding. Needed for recurrent balanitis, balanitis xerotica obliterans and mentally challenged individuals who can or will not retract foreskin for necessary hygiene. ...Read more
No: These are usually fully healed within 2 wks. If there is any leftover foreskin it can sometimes trap some debris & become inflamed. If you are having problems a month after the procedure you should contact your doc or the surgeon who did the procedure. ...Read more
My boyfriend is 22, if he gets circumcised will it take away from his sexual experience? Do you recommend this surgery when your an adult?
No routine circ: I don't recommend routine circumcision. If he has medical condition that requires circumcision for treatment, then he should have it done. He will not suffer a major decrease in sexual pleasure right away. Whether he will in the long run is debatable, but if so, i don't think it is going to be a major problem. Circumcised men do just as well as the uncircumcised. ...Read more
I have a 9 mo. Who had his circumcision adhere & 2wks ago a dr pulled it down.It readhered & was told to leave it, pull down, or surgery. Advice?
Leave or pull.......: You can leave it alone, as most of the adhesions will release on their own as the child gets older or gently pull down on the foreskin remnant--not causing any discomfort to the child--with every diaper change until the adhesions release. Either decision is correct. ...Read more
I don't think so.: Talk to your urologist, it is usually done at this age for non-cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
To extend family without circumcision how much necessary is to go through this surgery to make my wife conceive?any way naturally to remove foreskin
Is it necessary?: While we do give general anesthesia to even newborns, it is typically only done for serious issues, like congenital abnormalities. It would be unusual to use general anesthesia for a circumcision. Local infiltration and/or a penile block work very well and are tolerated very well by newborns. ...Read more
Im thinking of circumcision but I am scared it will cut into some large veins. What do I need to know about the surgery? Is it right for me?
Ask surgeon...: Circumcision is performed to relieve the bothering effects of long foreskin like infection, inflammation, etc. and can be done safely under local anesthesia as outpatient after proper preoperative counseling stressing realistic expectation. I would not worry about the large penile veins. More? Ask surgeon... ...Read more
My 6 wk old son's circumcision healed wrong and only the tip of head is visible now. What are the risks if i leave it as is? I don't want more surgery
I got circumcised 10 days a go,(I NEVER had any pain/discomfort after the surgery) when may I return to masterbation and/sex? The stitches are healing
Ask your surgeon: Your surgeon will know the complete extent of your healing from re-examination or past relevant surgical experience. Ask him or her your question. ...Read more
What information is asked when filling out papers for your 3 year old son's circumcision surgery?
Surgery in 3 y/o: Circumcision at age 3 is regular surgery, and should be approached that way. Thus, information on your child's past and present health, previous surgeries, family history (especially any problems with surgery or anesthesia), reactions to medications, recent illness and general consents to the procedure are all things that need to be completed. In addition, there will be papers regarding insurance. ...Read more
While doing circumcision surgery for 25 yr old person, will anasthetic injection be given to glans or foreskin?
When can I masturbate after circumcision? I haven't had any pain after surgery apart from erections when I'm asleep..
It's only 9 days since surgery.
2-4 weeks: Complete healing process usually varies from individual to individual, but 2-4 weeks should be sufficient for adequate healing. ...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 ?
During communicating hydrocele surgery in both testicles can do circumcision also to my child 4,5 years old??
Yes, if...: Yes, all can be done in the same setting g of surgery if the patient is in adequate surgery/anesthesia risk and the surgeon is willing. But, I noted the patient is a 4-yr female, is there a religious reason for her? For a 4-yr female, I would concern the possibility of outdated organ humiliation. So, ok for a boy, but think twice for a girl. Best wish ... ...Read more
Is it possible to have circumcision done as a teenager reversed through surgery ? Personally when I see my penis it looks like a butcher done the job.
Here are some ...: Known to us, life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, & continuation from inception to eternity; so is circumcision for life and circumcision reversal is professionally and highly impossible. The most reasonable bet is just leave it alone as long as being comfortable and adaptable to you. If done something, the consequence may be even worse; so, it's not worthwhile to "reverse" it. ...Read more
I had circumcision sergery this tuesday coz i hv tight skin..But nw it's saturday still my penis forhead irritating it's normal or i hv any infaction?
Probably normal...: Post-circ pain is expected from body reaction/inflammation for self-healing after local tissue injury , usually resolved, and gone within 1-2 weeks. Yet, the degree of local pain and swelling reflects not only the degree of tissue injury inciting inflammation for healing also the surgeon's skill which is related with amount of tissue injury. Nonetheless, it's okay as long as getting better... ...Read more
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