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Have swelling in genitals. Sutures came out. Asked to avoid sex. What is the reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Hi
Doctor:how are u doing now ?
Doctor:i hope everything has settled now ?
User:better
User:i got the sweell again a new doc
User:as i am at my home town
Doctor:ok, so you are back home
User:yes
User:wedding preparations
User:but not going out
Doctor:ok
Doctor:i think, there must be still 1 week or more for your wedding ?
User:feb 10
Doctor:ok
User:yesterday the stretchs which are out came out
Doctor:you mean, they came out by themselves or they were removed ?
User:they came out them selves
Doctor:ok
User:thy are still few
User:left
Doctor:ok
User:when i met the new doc
User:he said i should not get into intercourse for 2 months
Doctor:can u tell me the size of the sutures that came out ?
Doctor:did you ask why ?
User:where tmall
User:*small
Doctor:ok, in that case, there is no need to worry
User:he said after operating i should wait for 2 months
Doctor:but , did the doctor , tell u if there is any issues with the healing ?
User:no
Doctor:and what did ur operating surgeon tell you , about that ?
Doctor:as far as circumcision, goes, after about 2 weeks of good healing, there should be no issues regarding intercourse
User:ok
User:i couldntHav my operating doc
User:after that
Doctor:if u have no pain, no discharge, and complete healing, there should be no contraindication for sex
Doctor:was the doctor, you met a surgeon ?
User:yes
User:urologist
User:spcialist
User:but i can still see a gap
User:discharge is happening at times
Doctor:can u tell me the size of the gap in mm ?
User:front part
User:small one
Doctor:ok
Doctor:it should heal within a few days
User:but the gap will be thy
Doctor:no
Doctor:it will go away , and heal completely
User:till that time i shouldnot participate in intercourse right?
Doctor:usually, most men after circumcision can have sex after 3 weeks time ,
Doctor:but if there is a open gap, and there is a discharge, you should avoid sex, until it heals
User:ok
User:i thought of using condom
User:but i will not do it
Doctor:by the way, by the time of your marriage, it should completely heal
Doctor:so , u need not bother about it
User:okas ur aware last week i had the swelling . it got r
User:it got reduced on monday
User:but on tuesday again i can see the swelling and the pain
Doctor:ok
User:so i have to go the new doc and take new medicines
Doctor:continue to apply ice for the time being
Doctor:you can also take the anti inflammatory pill, that was earlier advised by your doctor
User:thy is no paing no kind of healing
User:is also happening
User:doc for next couple of days
User:u want me to keep this free
User:every time in th morning i am coveringwith cotton and putting a plaster
Doctor:you can stop it now
Doctor:just leave it dry
Doctor:but you can use betadine, to clean at the site of sutures , and keep it dry
Doctor:within 2-4 days, then the site should be completely healed
User:ya i am using betadin and ointments
Doctor:do not use any more ointments
Doctor:just clean with betadine
User:but i stll hav that snesatio so i am using the gel
User:for the head
User:alone
Doctor:you mean Xylocaine ?
User:yes
Doctor:you will have to get used to it. Try to reduce using them
Doctor:once you get used to the feeling, you will not sense it as abnormal
User:ok
Doctor:usually the penis skin covers the head, and reduces the sensation
Doctor:since the skin, has been removed, now, the sensitive head is completely exposed
Doctor:so u just have to be comfortable and know that its normal
Doctor:that will reduce your anxiety
Doctor:and you wont sense the sensation, again
User:ok
User:doc
User:what time u will be thy on coming monday
User:i will ping u at that time
Doctor:probably after 10 am
User:the medicines will be over by sunday
User:after that
User:can i take any medicines to heal quickly
Doctor:yes
Doctor:you can take BRUFEN, which was earlier advised to u , by your doctor
Doctor:do u have any other questions ?
User:thx
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