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Phimosis/Circumcision

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What does a circumcision involve? Are there any complications?

Circumcision in children is usually done under general anesthesia, as a day case procedure. The stitches are dissolvable and need not require removal. There can be a variable degree of swelling and the penis may look ugly for 2 weeks. As the head of penis has not been exposed, it undergoes drying and scabbing over it. Bleeding is a rare complication and usually settles spontaneously. The urinary opening on the penis can become narrow, especially if there is a skin problem called BXO. If this develops, it might require dilatation under general anesthesia. It normally takes 7 - 10 days to heal after the procedure.

Like any another surgical procedure, circumcision too carries a few risks. Some of them are-

Excessive bleeding, infection, irritation and pain

Urinary fistulas,

Meatal Stenosis, cysts, chordee

Lymphedema, Cyst

Ulceration of the glans, necrosis of the penis

Secondary phimosis or impotence may also result

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can phimosis recur years after circumcission?
raichur22 Friday, February 03, 2012
I got circumcised in 1992, 24th DEC evening. It was done by two doctors in a clinic in about half hr time. I had long & very sensitive fore skin.
I recovered in One week from bandages. Feels good & clean always. th esenstivity is reduced, longer time to peak & girth increase by 10% maybe.

Daniel

Danny362 Wednesday, July 07, 2010
I got circumcised operation and now feeling well please specify the hygienic proceedures
chanti Friday, May 14, 2010
I am 32 yrs old. I want to get circumcision, but want to know about the time it takes and the fees that can be charged.
Also wanted to know about consulting doctors name & address.

FASTRACK Tuesday, May 11, 2010
I want to get circumcision, but want to know about the time it takes and the fees that can be charged.

biswa Saturday, April 03, 2010
age-25 male 5'9 a big foreskin blackish in colour ,,,loosed i want to circumside after guidance only i want my penis to be thicker heavier longer wider i know but ill be married in 6 months time so please i want to give her a man not a pencil dick
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