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Bleeding after circumcision

Postcircumcision bleeding can be a common side effect of circumcision. Management options include direct pressure, compressive gauze pads, recircumcision, suture placement, and urethral patency. Monitoring, drainage, care and follow-up are key components of surgical treatment. Children should not bathe in the area or rub it for 24 hours after the circumcision. To prevent the wound from sticking together and keep it clean, you should pull the skin back while bathing. Gentle pressure for 5 minutes can stop bleeding.

Postcircumcision bleeding in infants with bleeding disorders can occur, in addition to the traumatic and inflammatory effects. In some cases, a baby’s