Circumcision prevents urinary tract infection
Pediatric Surgeon Specialist Opr. Dr. Ali Onur Kaya, “There are cases where the procedure is mandatory. Especially in cases where the foreskin is long and anatomical, we recommend circumcision because of the frequent inflammation of the foreskin. In order to reduce the frequency of urinary tract infection in children who have had an infection, circumcision should be performed.
Pediatric Surgeon Specialist Opr. Dr. Ali Onur Kaya gave information about the circumcision procedure. Kaya said, “Circumcision is the surgical removal of the premysium (foreskin) in the penis. In our country, it is done for religious reasons and medical obligations. often frequent.We recommend circumcision in case of infection and susceptibility to urinary tract infections. It is more suitable to be done in the newborn period and between the ages of 6-7. While the ease of surgical procedure in the newborn period reduces the possibility of post-surgical complications, we recommend circumcision for the first 6 months, with good wound healing and less chance of post-surgical trauma because the babies’ ego and personality are not formed. If it is between the ages of 3-6, we do not recommend it when we call it the stage of sexual development,” he said.
Recovery time 1 week
“Circumcision should be performed in a sterile, clean environment in hospital environment, operating room conditions, by expert hands,” said Opr. Dr. Kaya gave the following information:
“Since we apply an anesthetizing process of the nervous system after circumcision, it is not a painful procedure. Most of our patients experience restlessness during their first urination. Since the glass area does not come into contact with the outside, the skin is thin and sensitive, and the first contact may be uncomfortable. It is not a troublesome procedure, it heals smoothly in 1 week.”