What is a re circumcision?
Circumcision revision is a rarely done surgical procedure on a boy’s penis after a circumcision. It’s performed when the original circumcision has unsatisfactory results, such as too much foreskin left on the penis. Urology 216.444.5600. Kidney Medicine 216.444.6771.
Can you get circumcision twice?
Having a second circumcision is often called “circumcision revision.” It is uncommon but sometimes necessary. Studies show that if a child has too much foreskin after a first circumcision, it is best not to wait too long to correct it. The problem typically will only get worse if not treated.
Does re circumcision hurt?
It is generally not very painful. Over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen are likely all you’ll need. You will probably have a dressing over the area or over your entire penis.
Does foreskin grow back after circumcision?
It may take a few weeks, months or years. Once this happens, the foreskin can be pulled back away from the tip of the penis. This is called foreskin retraction. Most boys will be able to retract their foreskins by the time they are 5 years old, yet others will not be able to until the teen years.
How is circumcision revision performed?
How do you perform a circumcision revision? Once under anesthesia, we put local anesthetic near the penis to minimize post-procedure pain. At this point, we safely lyse or remove the penile adhesions. If the adhesions are dense, we cut them and remove the extra skin so there is no redundant skin left behind.
When does circumcision need to be redone?
Results: Children undergoing revision of circumcision ranged in age from 6 weeks to 11 years with a mean of 26.7 months. Redundant foreskin was the most common indication for circumcision revision.
Who performs circumcision revision?
Redundant foreskin was the most common indication for circumcision revision. In 38 patients (68%) the authors were able to identify the specialist who performed the procedure. Pediatricians were most commonly identified (n = 26), followed by residents in training (n = 10) family physician (1), and nurse midwife (1).