How do you treat a ring after a circumcision?

How do you treat a ring after a circumcision?

Home Care after Surgery Rinse the area with water. Avoid using commercial diaper wipes. Bathing: If your baby still has his umbilical cord attached, give him sponge baths after surgery. Gently clean the penis with soap and water 2 to 4 times every day until the ring comes off and the penis is healed.

How long does ring circumcision take to heal?

Normal Circumcision Healing The scab at the incision line comes off in 7 to 10 days. If a Plastibell (plastic ring) was used, it should fall off by 14 days. 10 days is the average. While it can’t fall off too early, pulling it off can cause bleeding.

How do you care for a circumcision after Plastibell falls off?

Gomco or Sheldon Clamp Circumcision Try to avoid getting the umbilical stump wet while cleaning. It takes about 10 days for the scab over an incision to fall off. After the scab or plastibell falls off, no further care is needed outside of normal good hygiene.

How do you clean a Plastibell?

Clean the diaper area gently with warm water. We suggest using diaper wipes only for his buttocks, but for his penis use a wash cloth or dry wipes (like the ones they have in the hospital) for about the next week. It’s possible that your son may be fussy for a few hours after the procedure.

What does a healing newborn circumcision look like?

Your child’s glans may have off-white or yellowish patches in the first few days after surgery. These are a type of scab and are completely normal. Two or three days after the circumcision, the skin may look green and yellow. This is a sign of normal healing, not pus.

How long is baby sore after circumcision?

This pain often gets better in 3 or 4 days. But it may last for up to 2 weeks. Even though your baby’s penis will likely start to feel better after 3 or 4 days, it may look worse. The penis often starts to look like it’s getting better after about 7 to 10 days.

How do I know if my Plastibell circumcision is infected?

You might notice swelling or bruising on the penis after a Plastibell circumcision, and the penis might develop a yellow-ish discharge. These are normal side effects that should go away in a few days. Every circumcision comes with a risk of bleeding or infection.