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Circumcision done due to tight foreskin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can i help you today ?
User :   Hello Dr.
User :   My questions are regarding circumcision, I got myself circumcised yesterday
User :   when can I resume work?
Doctor :   ok , please proceed
Doctor :   may i ask you a few questions ?
User :   sure
Doctor :   May i know your age ?
User :   27
Doctor :   And the reason for which a circumcision was done ?
User :   tight foreskin
Doctor :   ok ,
Doctor :   In that case , do you have any pain, discharge, etc ?
User :   no
Doctor :   any other symptoms like urinary burning ?
User :   no however i have discomfort when the glans rubs against my clothes
Doctor :   fever, etc ?
User :   no fever
Doctor :   in that case there is no problem in resuming work soon
Doctor :   If you feel that you can do your work, without any discomfort, you can resume your job tomorrow itself
User :   ohh
Doctor :   there will be a few days of sensitivity of the penis, due to the slight inflammation
User :   actually at night i have erections which causes some discomfort, is this normal? will it have any side effects?
Doctor :   that is a transient effect due to increased blood flow to the penis
Doctor :   this is not going to cause any issues
Doctor :   it will subside soon
User :   will it not cause the wound to reopen?
Doctor :   take some ibuprofen for a few days
Doctor :   this will reduce the inflammation and decrease the blood flow
Doctor :   in this procedure, the penis is not opened up, just a small nick is made on the outer skin , so there is no risk of opening up of the skin
Doctor :   you will be fine soon
User :   ok. thank you very much for the assistance
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with ?
Doctor :   Are u there ?
Doctor :   it seems that you have moved out of the chat window.
Doctor :   please log in again if u have any other query
Doctor :   bye for now
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