At Top Health Doctors Group, West End Clinic, we have an Australian trained General Surgeon providing a circumcision service.
With a focus on patient care, comfort, and safety, Dr. Lee Ong offers a circumcision service that adheres to the highest medical standards. With extensive training and experience, he understands the importance of providing a supportive and compassionate environment for patients seeking this procedure.
Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, which is the layer of skin that covers the head of the penis.
There are 2 broad indications for circumcision.
What are the health benefits associated with a request circumcision?
Recent research suggests that circumcision may bring medical benefits such as:
There are different methods of circumcision. They are performed under either local or general anaesthesia. They usually follow the steps below:
Complications following circumcision are rare, but can include:
Complications generally are less likely if the circumcision is done by someone well trained in the procedure. It also is less likely for complications to arise if the circumcision is done in a medical setting.
Some parents also may worry that circumcision harms a man’s sexual function, sensitivity, or satisfaction. However, current evidence shows that it does not.
What to expect immediately after a circumcision?
After the operation you can expect:
Be guided by your doctor, but general suggestions include:
In most cases, the skin will heal in 7–10 days. You may notice that the tip of the penis is red and there may be a small amount of yellow fluid. This usually is a normal sign of healing.
How do I keep the circumcised area clean?
Use a mild soap to gently wash the penis. Remove any stool with soap and water during diaper changes. Change diapers often so that urine and stool do not cause infection.
Signs of infection include redness that does not go away, swelling, or fluid that looks cloudy and forms a crust.
It is important to have all of the information about the possible benefits and risks of the procedure before making a decision.
You may think about future health benefits, religious or cultural beliefs, and personal preferences or social concerns.
Remember, circumcision is usually elective in infants—it is your choice whether to have it done.
Some of the absolute medical indications for circumcision in older boys /men includes:
These are uncommon in infants.
Top Health Doctors West End clinic offer this Brisbane contraception service with a visiting General Surgeon.
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