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Pain and tightness a month after circumcision

I had an adult circumcision 4 weeks ago. However, when I have an erection now I still have intense pain due to the tightness of the scar. It feels and looks just like the tight phimotic ring that I was trying to get rid of, and which has given me hell for 25 years. I am utterly depressed. Is this normal or has the circumcision not worked?

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Go back to your doctor to chat about it. Healing takes time but if there is a problem there they will be able to help better than anyone on here. Good luck

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Like you, I was circumcised as an adult. but did not experience your precise problem.

It seems to me that in your case, too much foreskin was cut away. The more that's removed, the tighter the circumcision. This can affect an erection and be very painful. But give it time...the pain will lessen as months go by.

There is further hope for all circumcised males who regret their circumcision as I do. We may be able to actually restore a severed foreskin in the future! See this following link -

foregen.org/

Christopher

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I regret mine. I really wanted my frenulum to be removed but the doc still kept it. Plus it's a low one so it's right under the glands. It's so painful when I get an erection

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After four weeks the pain should have subsided so you need a post operative check-up preferably with the consultant who performed the circumcision. Mine was booked in two months afterwards. I was advised it takes six months for the ring of skin stitched to adjust to its new shape and exposure. After theee months I still find it is sensitive. Be patient and get yourself checked out

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Four weeks seems a bit soon to be concerned just yet. I was advised it would be at least six before recovery. But if you are in pain definitely go back to see the Surgeon or your Doctor.

Good luck

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Doesn't help but same problem freaking out getting super depressed can you tell me how it is now cause currently stressed

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Hey there

Im also experiencing a similar problem. How did it progress after that?

Any improvement?

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I have the same 4 weeks after , did you had any improvement?

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Hey there

It went ok-ish.

The first week was a fucking nightmare, the next 3 ones also bad. After 6 weeks it started to feel a bit less comfortable. And after 2 or 3 months I tried to masturbate again. But it wasnt pleasant. The biggest issue for me was that i could not clear it properly at the beginning because the stitches were hidden under a fold of the skin and whenever I tried to see them by pulling the skin it would hurt AF. But after some (6 weeks I think) I was able to pull it and clean it a bit.

I guess it hasnt healed 100% after 11 months, but it's 92% healed.

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Have the exact same problem , can you confirm if after some more healing time the pain and tightness goes away?

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Me too, do u have any news from yours?

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