How to Cure an Infection after Adult Circumcision Surgery

Adult male circumcision is procedure experts carry out on the foreskin or prepuce, which covers the head of the penis or glans. Men often opt for this surgical procedure for different reasons including health, social, cultural, or religious reasons. The debate often hurls around this topic, but most men need to go through this surgery in order to avoid health related problems. An adult circumcision surgery often takes place so that smegma and other wastes do not accumulate on the glans. In infants, this is an elective surgical procedure. However, in adult men, doctors may encourage it for the treatment of medical conditions that affect the genitalia including paraphimosis, phimosis, and infections of the glans and foreskin that are recurrent in nature. Circumcision, as mentioned above, is a procedure that removes the foreskin from the penis. The “foreskin” is the fold of skin that covers the tip of the penis. After the surgery, the pain often goes away within three days. However, it may remain swollen for two weeks. The prepuce or foreskin has a thin inner layer that lines the preputial sac, which serves as a sac for collecting shed/used cells, secretions, and urine residue. This in most cases […]

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