Advertisement

What are common complications of circumcision?

Jennifer S. Singer, MD
Urology
There are some common complications of circumcision, such as:
  • Penile adhesions: The foreskin will adhere to the glans penis. This can be avoided with proper care: pushing back on the foreskin during the early time period after the circumcision is performed.
  • Penile skin bridges: This is where the foreskin will form a bridge to the head of the penis. This can cause some tethering and pain with erection.

Continue Learning about Men's Sexual & Reproductive Health

How Dads May Increase Their Kids’ Health Risks
How Dads May Increase Their Kids’ Health Risks
Mila Kunis couldn’t contain herself after late-night host Jimmy Kimmel said, “My wife and I are pregnant.” “Oh,” she said to him, “you’re both having ...
Read More
What lifestyle changes can men make for healthier sperm?
HealthyWomenHealthyWomen
Men can make the following lifestyle changes for healthier sperm: Stop smoking. Nicotine reduces...
More Answers
Can blood pressure medications cause erectile dysfunction?
Adam Perzin, MDAdam Perzin, MD
Medications used to treat high blood pressure can contribute to erectile dysfunction. One of the fir...
More Answers
Is There a Standard Test for Low Testosterone?
Is There a Standard Test for Low Testosterone?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.