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Post circumcision and precautions after surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   My son is 2 months old. He was circumsized at 3 days old. The area where his forskin meets the head of his penis is a little swollen and red. It does not hurt him. There is a white puss almost acne substance leaking if I squeeze....is this normal??
User :   My son is 2 months old. He was circumsized at 3 days old. The area where his forskin meets the head of his penis is a little swollen and red. It does not hurt him. There is a white puss almost acne substance leaking if I squeeze....is this normal??
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How much pus comes out?
User :   I cleaned with a q-tip and had to use both sides and it was still coming
Doctor :  
Was he put on proper antibiotic after the surgery
Doctor :   If so how many days?
User :   yes
User :   I think a week
Doctor :  
Did he stay in the hospital
Doctor :  
Was it through IV ?
Doctor :  
Any fever now?
User :   for 1 day after and has seen our doctor 3 times since.....Dr. said looks like its healing good...about the atibiotics none...just vasaline...no fever
Doctor :  
Ok, you should not worry about
Doctor :  
It takes sometime.
User :   do I squeeze it out....
Doctor :  
No
Doctor :  
Do not manipulate on it
Doctor :  
Let it takes its own course of healing
Doctor :  
*take
User :   thank you....youve been a great help for me and my wife
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting
Doctor :  
Bye
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