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Circumcision



Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, the tissue covering the head(glans) of the penis. It is an ancient practice that has its origin in religious rites. Today, many parents have their sons circumcised for religious or other reasons.

Circumcision may be used in adults to treat tight foreskin and refractory infections.Circumcision is usually carried out on a day-patient basis.It can be done in local or general anasthesia.

During a circumcision, the foreskin is freed from the head of the penis, and the excess foreskin is clipped off The foreskin is removed just behind the head of the penis using a scalpel or surgical scissors and the remaining edges of skin will be stitched together using dissolvable stitches. . Adult circumcision takes about one hour. The circumcision generally heals in five to seven days.This surgery is offered at our centre.