Circumcision


Circumcision

Circumcision is an operation to remove the foreskin from the penis. It applies to phimosis, paraphimosis and recurrent balanitis.


Preparation

  • The operation can be performed under local anaesthesia, patient generally should be fasted for 6 hours beforehand.
  • The procedure can also be commenced under general anaesthesia or monitored anaesthetic care when necessary.

The procedure

  • Normally, it takes about 30 minutes for the operation.

After the procedure

  • Patient can return to normal life in 2-3 days after the procedure.
  • Dressing is not necessary but the wound must be kept dry and clean.
  • The anaesthesia and sedation may temporarily affect your co-ordination and reasoning skills, so you should avoid driving, drinking, making important decisions or signing legal documents for 24 hours afterwards

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