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 identify and treat it promptly.

Infections in the younger age groups can become serious problems, especially for newborns and infants who are relatively immune deficient.

Gentle Circumcision provides patients and families—depending on the age of the patient himself—with a guide for monitoring for signs of infection following the circumcision procedure as well as with aftercare instructions and frequently asked questions and concerns.

Normal Side Effects

It is important to remember some symptoms you may experience are part of the normal healing process:

Help is available 24 hours a day in emergencies.

Babies

For newborn and older babies, you should notify the clinic when:

Children

For kids, you should notify the clinic when:

Teens

For teens, you should notify the clinic when:

Adults

For Adults, you should notify the clinic when:

Potential Risks

Like any surgical procedure, there are potential risks to having a circumcision. Although rare, complications such as meningitis, necrotizing fasciitis, gangrene, and sepsis have all been reported due to infected circumcision sites.

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Gentle Circumcision is the most affordable clinic experience with advanced pain management with local anesthesia included in the cost.

Consultations and procedures are performed in one visit to keep the cost low.

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