Circumcision Surgery

What is circumcision Surgery?

Circumcision surgery is the surgical procedure for the removal of the skin covering tip of the Penis. This is a very common procedure for new-born baby boys in certain parts of the world, including in India. Circumcision after the newborn period is possible. Many Scientific studies show many medical benefits of circumcision.

Why is circumcision done?

Circumcision may be performed for religious (Muslims and Jews) or cultural reasons or health reasons.

Newborn circumcision is thought to reduce the risk for penile cancer and lower the risk for cancer of the cervix in sexual partners.

It is also reduce the risk of urinary tract infections (UTI) in infants and lower the risk of certain sexually transmitted diseases, especially HIV.

Why it's required?

Circumcision can be a matter of family tradition, personal hygiene.

But sometimes it’s done for medical reasons when the foreskin is too tight to be pulled back or retracted over the glans. It is also recommended for older boys or men to reduce the risk of certain sexually transmitted infections.

Apart from baby boys, Older children or adults may need circumcision to treat several conditions, including:

  • Balanitis (swelling of the foreskin)
  • Balanoposthitis (inflammation of the tip and foreskin of the penis)
  • Paraphimosis (inability to return a retracted foreskin to its original position)
  • Phimosis (inability to retract the foreskin)

What is the benefit of Circumcision surgery?

  • Easier hygiene.
  • Decreased risk of urinary tract infections.
  • Decreased risk of sexually transmitted infections.
  • Prevention of penile problems, especially Penile cancer.

Is circumcision safe?

The modern procedure of circumcision (Such as Laser and ZSR Techniques) is safe in comparison to conventional open surgery. but if the following conditions are met by surgeons:

  • The circumcision is performed very carefully, using a strict aseptic (sterile) technique.
  • The circumcision is performed by a trained, experienced practitioner [General Surgeon].
  • The circumcision is performed only on healthy, stable infants and Young Males.
  • There is no medical reason [Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus and Uncontrolled Hypertension etc.] not to have the circumcision performed

How is a circumcision done?

The procedure is classified into three different steps or stages

  • 1. Pre-Surgical Stage
  • 2. Surgical Stage or During the surgery
  • 3. Post-Surgical Stage

For New Born Child – Pre and Post-Surgical procedures measures are taken by hospital.

For Adult – Aftre consulting our specialist You should make an informed choice. In case of adults the procedure can take between 35-45 minutes.

Before procedure, you will undergo through physical examination and doctor will also ask you pertinent questions related to your health and medical conditions including past history, any medication you are taking.

What are the Circumcision Surgical Methods?

The circumcision may be performed using.

  • Conventional or Open Surgery
  • ZSR

Open Surgery:

This is old traditional or conventional techniques for circumcision. In this surgical process the surgeon carries out the incision along the upper length of the foreskin from the tip of the penis. Open surgery is a very complex procedure and takes long time to recover.

Laser Surgery:

Laser circumcision is the most advanced techniques and the latest medical procedure to removes the excess foreskin from the tip of the penis. This is a minimally invasive procedures and relatively painless surgical process compare to open surgery.

    Some Benefits:

  • Day Care Surgery
  • Very Safe Procedure
  • Same Day Discharge
  • Very Minimal Pain
  • Quick Recovery

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ZSR Surgical Procedure

ZSR Circumcision is the latest and revolutionary new technology and at present ZSR is the best method for circumcision to treat phimosis. In this surgical process surgeon cut and seal the cut skin edges instead of traditional sutures.

    Some Benefits:

  • Day Care Surgery
  • Same Day Discharge
  • Very Minimal Pain
  • Quick Recovery
  • Very safe Procedure
  • No/Minimal Bleeding
  • No/Minimal pain
  • patient can resume work immediately.

What types of specialists perform circumcision surgery?

General Surgeon will usually perform the circumcision of a normal newborn infant, young men or older individuals.

Is Circumcision Painful?

In Case of Open Surgery "Yes", But in modern techniques such as Laser and ZSR which are relatively painless surgical processes. However, at Mirascare our specialist will advise and provides some pain medicine which is safe and effective.

What is the recovery period after circumcision?

After the circumcision, the tip of the penis may seem raw or yellowish. If there is a bandage, it should be changed regularly. The penis should fully heal in 7 to 10 days.

Are There Any Problems for my baby that Can Happen After Circumcision surgery?

Problems after a circumcision are very rare. However, you will require medical attention,

  • If your baby does not urinate normally within 4 to 6 hours after the circumcision surgery. If bleeding doesn't stop.
  • If the redness around the tip of the penis gets worse after 3 to 5 days.
  • If, Yellow discharge lasts longer than a week. It is normal to have a little yellow discharge or coating around the head of the penis in the first week.

What are the Post Care Surgery?

We advise for a safe and quick recovery after circumcision, follow these steps below?

  • Keep the area dry for 2 to 4 days after the surgery.
  • Always Wear loose-fitting clothing for a few days.
  • Avoid any sexual activity/Intercourse with your partner for at least four weeks.
  • Avoid swimming for 1 to 2 weeks after the surgery.
  • Avoid any heavy exercise after the surgery at least for one month.
  • Advisable pain medicine as needed for discomfort.
  • Keep the wound clean and dry after urinating.

What is the cost of Circumcision surgery in Gurgaon Delhi NCR?

The cost will differ in accordance with the procedure and the general state of the patient.We will consider all these factors while consulting and estimate the cost if needed. Circumcision Treatment cost depends upon the surgeon’s experience, procedure opted and the hospital Location. Surgery cost will include ;

  • Hospital or surgical facility costs
  • Surgeon's fee
  • Medical tests
  • Anesthesia fees (general or local)

Consult our specialist at Mirascare Clinic Delhi and Gurgaon to determine the final cost.

Note : Most of the health insurance policies cover Circumcision procedures, so confirm in advance.

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