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Is it safe for a 1 month baby to have full general anethesia during circumcision surgery?

Is it safe for a 1 month baby to have full general anethesia during circumcision surgery?

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

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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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During communicating hydrocele surgery in both testicles can do circumcision also to my child 4,5 years old??

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 For a 4-yr female, I would concern the possibility of outdated organ humiliation.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

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Is circumcision surgery for a teenager safe?

Yes: Overall circ will decrease chances of infections, even HIV, cancer; has to be done under anesthesia however; should consult a urologist at that age. Does the teenager want it done even?? ...Read more

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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?

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

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How much is a circumcision surgery needed now?

How much is a circumcision surgery needed now?

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

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Any way to correct a smaller mandibular without surgery for male teens (17)?

Any way to correct a smaller mandibular without surgery for male teens (17)?

Limited options: If your mandible is small, it is an anatomical condition. The mandible is usually positioned back so you may have a receded chin also. If the discrepancy is small sometimes braces can compensate. Some with this condition will jut their mandible forward to look more normal but this can lead to TMJ problems. Best to consult with oral & maxillofacial surgeon and/or an orthodontist. ...Read more

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Can the circumcision surgery and treatment hurt?

Can the circumcision surgery and treatment hurt?

See below: You will be sedated or asleep for the surgery. The surgeon will use local anesthesia to give you a long lasting block after the operation. Yes there will be some discomfort when the block wears off, but it is manageable. ...Read more

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How to get quick heal from scar wound after circumcision surgery ?

How to get quick heal from scar wound after circumcision 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

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For a 13-yr. old circumcision, how many days before he can travel by air after surgery?

For a 13-yr. old circumcision, how many days before he can travel by air after surgery?

Ask the Surgeon: You should direct this to the one that performed the circumcision but I would think that as long as there is no longer bleeding or major discomfort, flying shouldn't be an issue. ...Read more

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Help please! is circumcision considered a cosmetic surgery?

Help please! is circumcision considered a cosmetic surgery?

I don't think so.: Talk to your urologist, it is usually done at this age for non-cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

If a male baby is circumcised, his foreskin, or the flap of skin covering the tip of his penis, ...Read more