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What can I do to repair my circumcision?

What can I do to repair my circumcision?

Repair circumcision: The only thing you should do is to see your doctor to be examined so you can receive proper treatment. Do not attempt any self treatment. Consider psychological care if this is causing you mental pain. ...Read more

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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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When can a 14-yr. old take a shower after circumcision and hypospadias repair?

When can a 14-yr. old take a shower after circumcision and hypospadias repair?

Here are some...: The timing to take shower depends on how long the surgery is done and what the surgeon prefers. The "best" answer is following the surgeon's postoperative advice; so, call to confirm. But generally speaking, start taking shower after all dressing & the catheter are removed-roughly in 1 week; before then, taking sponge bath is the right thing to do, which, though inconvenient, patient has to cope. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have emergency circumcisions?

Is it possible to have emergency circumcisions?

Circumcision: Circumcision would only be done on an urgent basis if paraphimosis was present. This happens when the foreskin gets trapped in the rolled back position and swells to the point of compromising the glans penis circulation. Sometimes a dorsal slit is done as a temporary relief to the strangulation. ...Read more

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What is the prevailing opinion on getting circumcisions?

What is the prevailing opinion on getting circumcisions?

Both for ; against: I circumcise after informing parents or older child of benefits and risks because it's my job.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 a tight foreskin (phimosis)others have it done after episodes of balanitis (inflammation of penile glans), esthetics, premature ejaculations. ...Read more

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What is circumcision?

What is circumcision?

Circumcision: Circumcision is the surgical removal of foreskin that covers the glans- tip of the penis. The procedure is done under local anesthesia. Circumcision is done primarily for religious and cultural reasons. Uncircumcised males can be kept clean with gentle cleaning of the tip of the penis. ...Read more

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What is circumcision?

What is circumcision?

Removal of foreskin: Performed on all jewish babies on 8th day of life, on all devout muslims before adulthood & majority of caucasian americans. It prevents smega collection under a foreskin, reduces risk of utis in 1st 6-months of life & risk of cancer in men with poor penile hygeine or inability to retract foreskin & significantly reduces risk of HIV in africa & possibly elsewhere.. ...Read more

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What is circumcision for?

What is circumcision for?

To remove foreskin: Circumcision is the act of removing the foreskin in a male. It is done for religious/cultural reasons, cosmetic purposes, and functional problems because the skin is too tight and results in painful erections or difficult urination. ...Read more

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Can circumcision go wrong?

Can circumcision go wrong?

Unlikely: If circumcision performed by an experienced & careful surgeon. Surgeon needs to be careful reading removal of correct amount of skin & meticulous regarding hemostasis (control of bleeding). ...Read more

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Do circumcisions hurt babies?

Do circumcisions hurt babies?

Yes: Some people don't believe babies feel pain. That is false they certainly feel pain. That is why we use lmx (4% Lidocaine cream) on outside of penis in a glove finger "condom" for 30 minutes before infant circumcisions to numb the outer skin, then apply 2% xylocaine (lidocaine) jelly under the foreskin once retracted. Are also given "sweetease" sugar solution to suck on, to reduce pain sensation. ...Read more

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How can circumcision be done?

Depends on variables: For newborns the boy is positioned on a restraint.The area is anesthetized with a local and sanitized with an antiseptic.The foreskin is cut open along the top and a metal clamp is applied that protects the glans and defines the limit of the circular cut.The excess foreskin is cut and removed, the clamp is then removed and the site covered with vasaline and gauze.Other methods are also used. ...Read more

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Is circumcision more healthy?

Is circumcision more healthy?

Circ: Very controversial, many believe cleaner...Some data showing lower rates of HIV transmission....No clear answer. ...Read more

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How important is circumcision?

How important is circumcision?

Here are some ...: Circumcision, like any surgery, is the last resort of taking care of recurrent chronic / acute inflammation from infection or poor hygiene which has failed to respond to conservative topical Rx / care. It can be done under local, usually with good outcome and help to solve the bother from long tight foreskin. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What is Circumcision Revision?

 What is Circumcision Revision?

Corrective surgery: A circumcision revision is a procedure done after a circumcision (removal of foreskin) to correct a problem with the original procedure. This can include a cosmetic issue with the appearance or leaving too much of the foreskin behind after circumcision. It is important to consider whether or not the appearance is truly that bad as another surgery may not always improve the results. ...Read more

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Is circumcision right for boys ?

Is circumcision right for boys ?

Preventative if any: Circ rates run 0-80% depending on cultural, religious& healthcare practices around the world. The only males with uti's i've treated in 3 decades were uncircumcised & often <2mo old. You'll never have a trapped glans(paraphimosis) or cancer of the removed area. In the end, its more cultural than need.I view it similar to piercing ears but with a few potential health benefits. ...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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Can a circumcision be done wrong?

Can a circumcision be done wrong?

Definitely: As with any surgical procedure, things can always go wrong such as bleeding, infection, scarring, etc. Even if the procedure is done perfectly, there are patient medical conditions that may not allow optimal wound healing such as the ones listed above. ...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 circumcision be traumatizing?

Can circumcision be traumatizing?

Can be traumatic: Immediate traumatic effects may include scarring, hemorrhage, and infection. Several studies of newborns implicate that trauma of pain of circumcision can leave behavioral changes, some difficulty in mother infant relationship. Circumcisions are painful. A lot depends on anesthesia and sedation.Should consult pediatrician as to effects of circumcision. Part of issue may parents not present. ...Read more

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How safe is baby boy circumcision?

How safe is baby boy circumcision?

Mostly very safe: Provided the surgeon, pediatrician, obstetrician or mohel is well trained and careful. I believe plastibell method, where the redundant foreskin is tied off over a small plastic ring is the safest because risk of bleeding is very slight.. Correct size plastibell ring must be selected and a frenular bleed should be cauterized.(check google.Com). Clamp method usually safe, but risk of bleed more. ...Read more

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

Surgical removal ...Read more