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Recovery time post circumcision surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi....................
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   hw can i help you
User :   I have recently got circumcised ..
User :   tht was this friday only
User :   I have some doubts regarding this...
User :   I can see some stiches ....
User :   how will they get removed??
User :   as they pinch into the skin
User :   because of these stiches, I feel some discomfort and sometimes pain
User :   I was told to apply the ointment which I am doing regularly....
User :   I was told that the stiches will go of its own..
Doctor :   Yes
User :   is it????
User :   I am not sure of this....
Doctor :   If the absorbable sutures were applied
Doctor :   they go off
User :   do we expect stitches in normal circumcision surgery??
User :   how much time will it take for the stiches to go off??
User :   and how many days will it take to get back to normal stage where I do not have an sort of pain and discomfort........
User :   its been 5 days now...
User :   is there anything that I should take care of???
Doctor :   It takes around 7 days to absorb off
User :   ok...
Doctor :   The pain should go away by the time the sutures fall off
User :   ok......
User :   anything that I should take care of..
Doctor :   But yoiu can t have intercourse for two more weeks
User :   that's fine...
Doctor :   You find some irritation
User :   one more thing I wanted to ask..
Doctor :   Where did you get it done
User :   xxxxx
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thats good
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Carry on
User :   one more thing
User :   once all the stiches have fallen down, will the skin become free .. or it will remain attached to the glans??
Doctor :   It dint get you
Doctor :   Do you mean during erection
User :   I mean to say is: I can see stiches between my skin and the bottom part of glans
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you mean during erection
User :   so will the skin remain attached to the glans or it will become free so that it can move back
User :   yes
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   It doesnt interfere with your erection
Doctor :   The skin is left for the erection to be painless and sufficient for the stretch
User :   so you mean to say the skin will be in conact with the glans always??
User :   ok............
User :   I have noticed that the skin which is left is a litle bit more than needed...
User :   I mean I am not sure of this but I guess so
Doctor :   Yes you should not experience painful erections in future
Doctor :   SO the skin is not entirely removed
User :   ok....
User :   thanks alot doctor...
Doctor :   Bye
User :   now I am relaxed
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