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Circumcision dissolvable stitches smell

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How long do circumcision stitches take to get dissolved?

Hi, i had my circumcision a week ago. But none of my stitches are dissolved by now. I am not able to see the stitches on the upper side of penis as there is swelling of the remaining foreskin ...
 

Is circumcision the right solution for difficult urination?

of suture material when "stitching" up the cut foreskin. He said it was a dissolving type of material ...My husband a very active, healthy, non -circumcised 72 year old, had to have a small portion ...
 

Had a circumcision, still have stitches and redness. Cause?

Thank you for your e-mail. I had a circumcision 4 weeks ago. Some of the stitches are still there and I have the same redness that I had before the surgery. I had a appt with a DR to ...
 

Suggest treatment for stitches around foreskin post circumcision

I had my penis circumcised more then 7 years ago. My penis still had the stitches around the end of the skin. Is there any over the counter medicine that I can use to heal thee stitches/remove it ...
 

Where are the sutures placed after a circumcision?

I can find over a thousand web pages saying the foreskin (will be ) or is stitched to the penis after a circumcision , but I have looked thousands of hours and can not find out WHY that is done ! WHY ...
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Do stitches after circumcision dissolve on their own?

I was circumcised 5 weeks ago and still have over 1/2 of my stitches. Contacted my surgeon who will not remove them but tells me to let them dissolve. Is this normal or can I remove them myself? Can I speed up ...
 

Had a circumcision, lump. Is this normal or beginnings of an infection?

I had a circumcision 6 days ago - what s left of my foreskin , on the top of the shaft (i.e. opposite side of the frenulum) seems to be covering the stitches. This is causing a strange smelling build ...
 

Circumcised to cure phimosis. Minor bleeding from stitches. Given antibiotics and pain killers. Is there a possibility of infection?

hi , i m 24 years old and was circumcised (to cure phimosis) on Monday morning . stitching was done with self dissolving stitches. after the operation , there was minor bleeding from stitches which stopped ...
 

Is it normal for stitches to pop after circumcision and form smooth scab?

hi, I m 16 and was circumcised on the 12th feb 2014 , most of the stitches have gone hard and begun to scab but on one side the stitches seem to have popped, the bottom skin can be slightly retracted ...
 

What causes bleeding from stitches of circumcision for phimosis?

Hi Doc I had a circumcision for phimosis and am 46 years of age. Op was on 7 Dec Seems like the stitches at bottom / under gland are working hardest Seems to bleed a little Have big erinium (overweight ...
 

Circumcision operation, white coating on penis head. Infection? Healing time?

these days) ? What could it be..some kind of infection? Also, on an average when do the stitches(dissolvable ...Hi doctor! I underwent a circumcision operation on 11th April (approx. 9 days ago) . I noticed ...
 

15 years having erection underwent circumcision, stitching came off

i was having an erection and i think a small part of stitching came off, there is no blood or anything, should i be worried? i am 15, 135 lbs. and got a circumcision a week ago. ...
 

Is it ok for little blood to come out form stitches 2 weeks after circumcision?

Hi I have been circumcised for about a week and a half now on the left side of my penis the stitches are healing fine but on the other side it s like they have been pulled apart for some reason ...
 

Had circumcision. Having swelling in penis gland with dissoluble stitches on it. Normal?

hi , I just had my Circumcision on 16th Feb, with local anesthesia , by an urologist . after op i ..., but the prob is there is a swelling down to penis gland . i had dissoluble stitches on it,. so my question ...
 

Should i be worried of yellow color around stitches after circumcision?

i recently got circumcised, and the stitches on my frenulum are yellow. is there cause to worry? Also, there is lymph that keeps forming and making my penis get stuck to my undergarments which tends ...
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i have a 3 inch penis . i have very tight foreskin penis ? what is the treatment of tight foreskin ?
It is circumcision.
 
im 16 and i got circumcised 10 days ago and there are stitches that are loose and where they have became loose there is a yellow puss kind of substance help?
Hi, Welcome to HCM, You need not be worried about this. Its normally seen post procedure. Its now 10 days and the wound would have been healing well. Clean the area well and apply some antibiotic ointment on it. If the pus colored discharge is increasing then probably you should see the surgeon. Take care. Happy to help.
 
Why havent my dissolving stitches dissolved yet?
It is just taking a little longer. If it takes more time to dissolve, there might be an underlying infection or pus collection.
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