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Started pain after circumcision. Any relief? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Doctor:I understand , you had a circumcision , a few days back
User:ya last thursday
Doctor:and hope everything is doing fine now
User:from last night its paining
User:a bit
Doctor:is it burning type ?
User:itching feeling and too much of irritation
User:kind off
Doctor:is it all over the penis head ?
Doctor:or just at the tip ?
Doctor:or is it at the site of foreskin removal ?
User:its below the stretches
Doctor:you mean stitches or sutures ?
Doctor:that is fine, since they will be removed soon , you need not be worried
Doctor:when are u seeing your surgeon ?
User:he never mentioned that it will be removed
User:he said it will absobed
Doctor:so they were absorbable sutures placed
Doctor:in that case, just apply some ice or cold packs
Doctor:the sensation will subside
User:how long it will take a doc
User:its kind of swalloen and paiing below the sutures
Doctor:you mean, complete subsidence ? that will take upto 7 days XXXXXXX
User:its almost 5 days
User:i dont see much change
Doctor:Are u not on any painkillers ?
Doctor:what other meds are you on ?
Doctor:how often are u taking combiflam ?
User:morning and evening
Doctor:and when does the pain come on ?
Doctor:does the pain persist, inspite of taking it ?
User:till yesterday it was ok
User:last night and today afternoon
Doctor:In that case, you can take the tablet, 3 times in a day Morning, afternoon and evening at a space of 6 hours each
Doctor:that will reduce the pain and discomfort
User:i am not even going to work
User:from a week
User:i dont know how long this will take
Doctor:healing after surgery, at least needs about 7 to 10 days
Doctor:but you can resume work , soon
Doctor:once you consult your doctor, tomorow, he will allow you to get back to work
Doctor:Hope your query, has been answered
Doctor:Is there anything I can assist you with ?
Doctor:You are welcome
User:one more thing everything will be normal after a week right
Doctor:take care and have a good day
Doctor:yes, by 10 days, it shoud be fine
Doctor:bye for now
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