Phimosis Recovery

Precaution Before Phimosis

Nursing care for a foreskin phimosis prior to the circumcision is quite imperative. Nursing care like local penile hygiene, regular washing is required. If the foreskin is not retracted do not force the flip. If turned up, clean, wash the foreskin to return to complete the entire function of foreskin so as to avoid incarceration of phimosis.

Precaution After Phimosis

After the circumcision it is quite necessary to follow the direction of your surgeon to attempt a speedy recovery and a few precautions that would aid to the recuperation. You need to clean the genital area using water every day and whenever the bandaged area gets soiled. Some swelling of the penis is natural after a circumcision. A clear crust will usually form over the circumcision area. It usually takes 7 to 10 days for the penis to recuperate after a circumcision.

After the circumcision, you may also observe a small quantity of blood on the bandage. If the bloodstain is bigger than a quarter, you should contact your doctor without delaying. The bandage needs to be changed periodically.  This will protect from infection. Signs of infection also indicate the need to call your physician. These signs may encompass a temperature of 100.4°F or higher, swelling and a yellowish discharge.

You should also take special care of your diet to speed up the healing process of injury like meat, fish, eggs, etc. Today drugs are so advanced, the foreskin phimosis patients need to spend only 1 hour to undergo circumcision surgery, once and for all resolve many as genital urinary system diseases resultant of defects.

Recovery After Phimosis

The surgery is generally followed by 6-8 hours of observation, during this time the prominent functions (blood pressure, urine output) stabilize, the sedative side effects of the pre-medications wear off are observed. The patients would be able to leave the center on their own feet, taking the assistance of an escort. During the first week the patient must avoid any type of physical exertion, however continuous bed rest is not imperative. Sutures are removed at the one week follow-up. Full recovery may take nearly 3-4 weeks. That means you would be able to resume to your normal activities at that time.