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Infant. Undergone cystoscopic fulgeration, recovering mild dilation of kidneys. Can circumcision be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi -Gud Mrng :)
User:My name is XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:i have a son abot 4months old now and he has undergone Cystoscopic Fulgeration on the very 2nd day
User:i have couple of questions regarding the same..
User:so, for fisrt 3 months he ws fine and last month he had urine infection and had to get hospitalised again.. his CRP levels in blood were also very high
User:he was given Meropenam for 10 days -Mrng and evening and was sent back home...
User:My question is: will he face any issues in future because of the mild dilation of kidneys he had and the surgery he has undergone at such a tender stage..?
User:the doctors had a scan last month when he was hospitalised and said that the kidneys shape is coming to normal now..
Doctor:No. Usually such a procedure is done to clear out the lesions within the bladder.
User:any sort of risks in future as its such a complicate darea
Doctor:And at such a small age, the benefit is that the cells of the baby is fast growing and replacing.
User:and can we go for circumcission with in 6months.. he is 4months now
Doctor:So, there usually would not be any complications which remains.
Doctor:Circumcision can be done. But before doing it please do get the child examined by a urologist.
Doctor:just to make sure that his healing process is not compromised.
User:he is on SPORIDEX antibiotic as of now and the doctor (Urologist) has suggested to get it done...
Doctor:Fine. then you can go ahead.
User:and one last query..
Doctor:Sure. Please proceed.
User:is it common the problem my baby had or anything to worry about in future?
Doctor:It is a common thing. You need not worry. Please be relaxed.
User:sure :) thank you so much for clearing my queries.
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:ohh My Pleasure..:) may i knw ur name.. if only you can disclose.
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:It was nice talking to you.
User:same here:) bye
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