Adult Circumcisions in London
Circumcisions is safer and a less hazardous procedure for adults. It is performed under local anaesthetic injection using single-use disposable instruments. (The pain from the injection is for approximately 30 seconds.)
Adult Circumcision Procedure
Traditional surgical methods with suturing is used for adult circumcision, and the sutures falls off on its own in due course. We provide antibiotics as a treatment. You may need painkillers such as traditional paracetamol and Ibuprofen if you are not allergic to them, and it is recommended to buy them before the procedure.
Circumcisions help prevent sexually transmitted infections and diseases, such as HIV. The World Health Organisation has said it reduces risks in heterosexual males by at least 60%. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US) has released draft guidelines recommending male circumcisions. Circumcisions also reduce the risk of genital herpes and certain strains of human papillomavirus by 30%, and furthermore it lower the risk of urinary tract infections during infancy, and penile cancer in adulthood.
The main with adults after a circumcision within adult is bleeding with erection after the procedure, swelling and occasionally infection. We advise you to take 2 weeks off work for recovery. You should ideally have a friend or family member to take you home by car, and we advise you avoid public transport after the procedure. The pain is very minimal after the procedure as we apply special dressing and use adequate long acting local anaesthetic.
We provide the best after-care for all our patients. All the relevant information and best practice after the surgical procedure is provided by our lead doctor and surgeon.