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Pain Management

Pain Management During Circumcision

Gentle Circumcision Clinic uses advanced pain management techniques that vary based on the age of the person receiving care. Pain control is OUR priority for ALL patients. To manage discomfort and pain following each procedure, we select options based on the patient’s age and weight. For all ages, performing a circumcision can produce significant discomfort if …

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Infection Control

Infection Control During Circumcision

With any procedure, it is important to know what complications are possible. Proper education and preparation before a procedure are important to minimize the possibility of a poor outcome. It also helps patients and their families make informed decisions and aid with recognition of problems if and when they occur. When infection does occur, your medical professional should …

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3 Questions to Ask Your Circumcision Specialist

Choosing a healthcare provider is an extremely personal decision. Doctor-patient interactions are one of the most important relationships in a person’s life. The healthcare professional should know what is best for you when it comes to health and the well being of patients in their specific specialty. The relationship with your doctor should be thought …

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Tulì, the Filipino Tradition

Circumcision or “Tulì” in the Filipino community is a long-standing tradition and rite of passage for boys. It’s a major step for toward adulthood in Filipino culture. Richly woven into the society, the practice dates back to at least the 17th century. The World Health Organization reports that only about 33 percent of men are …

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adult circumcision

The 411 on Adult Circumcision

When it comes to circumcision in adult males, every patient has his reasons for choosing to go through with the surgery. Whether it’s for aesthetics, hygiene, disease prevention, or even a partner’s preferences, all these reasons can play a role in their decision.  While there’s no doubt circumcision can be a much simpler procedure when it’s performed on …

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Circumcision Revision

When is a Circumcision Revision Necessary?

So you or your son has undergone a previous circumcision. Have you noticed something might be wrong with the circumcision site, or maybe something just seems “off”?  The following are indications that a circumcision revision may be required. If you suspect any complications following your circumcision, no matter when it was performed, please contact your physician immediately as the …

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5 Reasons Why Newborns May Not Be Circumcised Immediately at Birth

Although statistics may vary by country, or even by certain regions of countries, newborn circumcision is still considered the most common newborn surgical procedure in the world.   However, there may be times where a newborn is not able to immediately undergo a circumcision procedure. Let’s look at the top five reasons below. 1. Baby is Born Prematurely  …

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Hidden Penis in Infants

For parents, having a baby with a hidden or “buried” penis can be upsetting, especially if it means delaying a planned-for circumcision. But in fact, buried penis is not uncommon, and in most cases, it will resolve on its own by the time the child reaches his first birthday. What causes buried penis? Sometimes called …

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Adult Circumcision Technique

Uncircumcised men are often curious about the prospect of adult circumcision. Although the idea of undergoing a circumcision procedure may be frightening at first, these procedures can be performed safely and comfortably in the proper setting. In addition, different methods of circumcision are available to meet the needs of virtually any uncircumcised man.  Circumcision vs. Uncircumcised: Which …

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What is a frenulum?

Frenulum is a medical term for a band of connective tissue that connects one anatomical structure, or part of a structure, to another. You have a frenulum at the base of your tongue that attaches your tongue to the bottom or your mouth; you have another one above your top row of teeth that connects your upper lip …

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