What symptoms should worry me following circumcision?

Before you are ready to go home after the intervention, your doctor will provide you with a comprehensive list of guidelines and explain to you what symptoms indicate complications.

Normally, we do not expect patients to develop complications after circumcision. If you follow your doctor’s recommendations, you should have a smooth recovery, Nonetheless, as any surgery involves some risks, you should know what symptoms are a sign of potential complications.

You should call your doctor if you have persistent pain despite medication, fever, increased swelling, redness or warmth, loose stitches, pus draining from the incision area.

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