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How long does the soreness stay after a circumcision?
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: It varies
It depends. If it's a child, i expect no soreness soon after circumcision in the same day.
There may be some soreness when you change his diaper, but pulling on the scab. In adults, if you carefully change the dressing, there should be no major discomfort past that associated with the procedure and immediately thereafter.

In brief: It varies
It depends. If it's a child, i expect no soreness soon after circumcision in the same day.
There may be some soreness when you change his diaper, but pulling on the scab. In adults, if you carefully change the dressing, there should be no major discomfort past that associated with the procedure and immediately thereafter.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Varies age+technique
Newbiorns appear painfree within minutes of procedure.
Length of time soreness lasts in prepubertal boys depends on amount of postoperative swelling and activity. More swelling, activity or sutures used longer sorenaess lasts. Postpubertal and young men may have protracted soreness especially with erections + activity. Ativan (lorazepam) is good to reduce erections, anxiety and help with sleep.

In brief: Varies age+technique
Newbiorns appear painfree within minutes of procedure.
Length of time soreness lasts in prepubertal boys depends on amount of postoperative swelling and activity. More swelling, activity or sutures used longer sorenaess lasts. Postpubertal and young men may have protracted soreness especially with erections + activity. Ativan (lorazepam) is good to reduce erections, anxiety and help with sleep.
Dr. George Klauber
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