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Done phimosis surgery, skin on shaft turning dark. Why is this?

Hi, I recently had phimosis surgery(a small cut at the end of the foreskin to prevent a too narrow foreskin). None of my stitches have broken (I think) and everything feels pretty normal. It is now 3 days ago I had the surgery and last night I discovered that the bottom-side skin on the shaft had turned dark purple like a bruise . Why is this, and should i be worried? Thanks
Asked On : Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.

The skin of shaft is loose and there is chance of collection blood following surgery.

This might have lad to bluish discoloration of the shaft.

Dont worry, just wait for some days this discoloration will settle down on its own.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you

Answered: Fri, 29 Nov 2013
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