All about Circumcision

What is circumcision?

excessive bleeding or swelling after circumcision Adelaide of the foreskin of the penis, or what is the same, the fold of skin that covers the tip of the penis. The foreskin is the part of the penis that covers the glans and is characterized by setting the temperature and maintaining the correct pH to maintain sensitivity.

Under normal conditions, this operation is performed on children younger than 3 years old, but nowadays, many adults have to do this type of operation where they have to put a general anaesthetic.

Why do adults have to be circumcised?

In the case of adult circumcision Adelaide, this operation is carried out for medical reasons. These medical reasons have to do with injuries related to phimosis or paraphimosis. Another option may be for religious reasons.

What does it consist of?

This operation consists of cutting a portion of the foreskin of the penis that covers the glans, this will be exposed.

The treatment to be done is done using a dorsal incision technique where the doctor will make a small cut in the upper part of the foreskin.

This is the most normal option that all doctors practice, but another technique consists of a cover through which a line is made around the base of the foreskin that will guide the specialist to make the incision.

How should you prepare for circumcision?

The intervention usually lasts around 20 minutes, with a maximum of 30 minutes. You don’t need any kind of previous preparation.

Care after the operation.

After the intervention, the person who has undergone surgery will experience different discomforts during the first weeks. To alleviate it, you must wear loose clothing and take pain relievers.

Another essential thing is to maintain the best hygiene you can in the area, this should last until everything has healed. The glans should be kept clean and you will carefully wash the wound for up to a week after surgery.

The points that are absorbable will disappear two weeks after the operation, but you should bear in mind that you will have a very painful erections for several weeks.

Specialist who performs this type of intervention.

The urologist is the specialist trained to perform this type of operations. That itself must be a urologist expert in surgery of this type of specific organs.

Although a normal surgeon could also do all of this.

Possible complications

In this type of operation, complications are few, but there is a small percentage that if they do, some of them may be the following:

– Postoperative bleeding: it is usually given hours after the operation and is due to the edges of the skin or the artery of the frenulum. Treatment is a manual understanding of the wound, followed by taking medications that help blood clot. If the bruise does not go away, you should go to the doctor to put the stitches back in the appropriate place.

– Infection: it usually manifests with uncontrollable pain, redness, increased temperature and wound suppression. Treatment should be with a local or oral antibiotic.