This is the surgical removal of skin that covers the tip of the penis (foreskin).
Circumcision is the surgical removal of the skin that covers the tip of the penis (foreskin).
A circumcision takes about five to ten minutes. For a few hours after it is done the infant should be checked frequently for bleeding. The penis should then be monitored for the next few days.
Follow your healthcare provider's instructions on caring for the penis as it heals.
Notify your son's healthcare provider right away if:
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having my son circumcised?
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