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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 ...
 

Is it normal to have swelling after circumcision?

hello i had my circumcision 9 days before and skin and mucosa was cut using a 980 NM laser ... is as big as glans themselves 2) and have some watery discharge ( with light smell - say fish smell ...
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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 ...
 

Will the stitches on glads dissolve after circumcision?

of the stitches are slowly dissolving but the stitches in/on my glands area don t seem to have really dissolved ... that the dissolvable stitches will ALL eventually fall out themselves, so reading two different sides ...
 

How long after circumcision will the stitches be completely dissolved?

of feb and went back for a check up a month later where my doctor told me to just leave the stitches in ( dissolvable ) but they still havnt completly dissovled and its being a lot longer than it should be, should i ...
 

How to remove the stitch after circumcision?

Please help.My 7 year old son has been circumcised 2 weeks ago. He still sprays when he urinates ... on my child has used thick stitches and there is one stich that needs to fall off. It seems ...
 

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 ...
 

How to heal the stitches quickly after having re circumcision?

to heal the wound or stitches a week since i would be travelling weeks after? ...
 

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 ...
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Iwas circumcised 3-4 years ago. 3 days after my circumcision I accidentally ripped the stitch at the upper part of my penis i have a crater in my stitch area.
Hi, do not worry. The wound would have healed up. The crater will also fill up slowly and should not cause any problems to you and your life in future. If you are still concerned then you should see a Plastic Surgeon or a Urologist. One of these people might counsel you. I do not think any surgery should be done at all. So dont worry about it. Dr Rishi, New Delhi, India.
 
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.
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