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Complications following circumcission - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   circumcision queries :
1. Have done circumcision 2 days back and i have huge swelling of inner forskin where the stitches are put
a. is this normal?
b. how can i reduce the swelling soon?

2. developing a yellow layer on the penis head after 2 days
a. is this normal?
b. how soon will it go?

3. have done circumcision at age of 30 because of phimosis. do you see any complications?

4. what wud be the total recovery time till i can have sexual activities back?
User :   please answer the above queries asap
Doctor :  
Usually circumscission has not much of complication.
Doctor :  
The swelling you notice would be sign of healing or infection.
Doctor :  
Only an examination can differentiate it.
User :   pls answer the queries sir
Doctor :  
Hence i would suggest you to consult a specialist and get yourself examined.
Doctor :  
The swelling and the yellow layer may mean infection.
Doctor :  
That is why i suggest you to have an examination to rule this out.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   swelling is expected after operation right?
User :   and yellow layer is due to exposed to air

Doctor :  
Yes, as i said it could be a sign of healing or it can also suggest infection.
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