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SUPER SENSITIVE PENIS AFTER CIRCUMCISION. CAN'T WEAR CLOTHES!

So it'll be a week since my op on Thursday and although the pain has now pretty much subsided. The sensitivity of the penis especially the head of course is causing me hell. Still can't wear any clothes at all so am naked around the house or holding something like a dressing gown so I can actually leave my room. The slightest touch whether it be from a finger or my dressing gown is excruciating. I'm starting to think I'm never gonna be able to wear clothes again or leave the house.

If anyone knows any ways to desensitise the head of the penis that would be amazing.

I just want to sit and eat a meal, be able to social with my family, wear clothes and leave the house. None of which I can do right now!

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Give your glans time to dry. Usually at day 5-6 it will drying out

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I just had it done last week on Wednesday so today will be my 7th day. My penis head is still sensitive but I was able to put my pant (sweat pant of course) on since day one. Right after the surgery, my doctor gave me the healing cream called Sudocream and a few rolls of gauze that I have to put/change on the stitches after I pee. I kept doing it until now but he told me to put on Vaseline instead starting from today . At where the stitches are still swollen but started healing slowly but of course it is still sore when I touch it. I can tell my stitches are started dissolving because I saw that when I changed the bandage. I think putting the bandage after applying the healing cream at the stitches helped me a lot to able to walk and not as sensitive to touch with my sweat pant . I think you might want to try that because you will have to get used to the sensitive touch and if you don’t start trying that now , it will probably take more time to get used to it . I know we are going through hell right now but it will wroth it for our whole lives. Hope it helps brother :-)

Ps. Erection a few times a day , especially at 4am (every day) woke me up with the fear that my stitches were ripped . Worst feeling ever .

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Appreciate it although. The sought touch makes me want to faint through the pain so I don't know how I'm gonna be able to do it. How you wore clothes straight away after the op is unbelievable.

Good luck with your recovery mate

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It will be ok. Relax for few days

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I'm trying but not being able to do anything is driving me insane

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Salve, xcix99!

Let me assure you that although what you're experiencing is quite normal, the intense and painful sensitivity is short-lived and it will subside.

I felt exactly the same as you do now. Will I ever be able to wear clothes? I also roamed the house in my 'birthday suit'. It will take a little time for the sensitivity to die down, but you will be fine, walking normally and venturing outside your front door.

I don't know where you live, but if you can buy yourself a bed cradle, (a device that keeps the bedclothes/duvet away from your body), that will allow you to have a comfortable night's sleep.

During the day, tight underpants are the way forward. They'll hold your penis tight against your body and prevent any painful friction between the glans and your clothes.

I like your username, by the way!

Petrus Amygdalus

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Thank you for the advice I have a make shift bed cradle for now but the thought of putting briefs on in the evening still feels like a distant dream.

May I ask how long it was since your sensitivity subsided and when you could where normal clothing again?

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To be honest it was many, many years ago since I had my operation, so it's hard to remember accurately. Probably a couple of weeks or so. I know the thought of wearing tight pants is daunting, but do give it a go as soon as you can. The fact that they are tight means you'll not get any rubbing between your penis and your clothes, which is the source of your pain. Then you'll find you can wear normal clothing again. I found taking daily salt baths helped my recovery considerably.

The point of having the bed cradle was to allow me to sleep naked without discomfort; I only wore the tight underpants during the day, and once I'd gained the confidence to do that, wearing normal trousers, etc presented no problems.

Good luck!!

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Thank you this is all very helpful we continue with the salt baths twice a day and by the weekend at the latest attempt to put some tight underwear on. Thanks again.

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Hope it goes well for you. Let us know. May I ask how old you are?

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18

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You are not being circumcised as a first candidate. Wait nature will take care of everything. Don't be impatient

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I'm well aware of that however with respect that doesn't really help my mental state right now.

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Then enjoy the irritation. Don't feel afraid. Maximum you can use some skin cream.

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Enjoying the irritation of not being able to do anything seems oddly strange. But thanks for the comments

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I mean just bear with. Over a time things will be ok

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I had my surgery in Jan this year and now all is well. I had antibiotic cream for one month but also used iodine afterwards to keep wound clean. I found some sexy underwear on Amazon with a penis pouch. Worn with jogging bottoms, this seemed to work ok. I also found the next step of incontinence pads inside underwear meant I could wear normal clothes to go out. The reply about tight underwear is ok but I wouldn't until week 6. After 2 months you can wear tight underwear but not too tight trousers. After 2.5 months you will wonder what all the fuss was about. Be patient!

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When did your swelling go down, how long did it last?

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I had my circumcision last Saturday and I’m in the same situation as you xcix99. Pain has gone now but I can’t put any clothes on. When anything touches the head of my penis, the pain literally makes me jolt. How you getting on and what did you do??

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Wish I could give you good news but I'm still in the same position. Now day 15

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Really? I don’t know what to do at all lad. Feels like I’m never going to be able to put clothes on. You tried having a bath? I’m going to do that at some point today, one week after my op. Previously I’ve showered but feel like sitting in water might help

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Yeh been having salt baths since day 5

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Hang on there mate I'm sure our situations will improve in time. Feel free to message me privately whenever

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It’s bringing me down because I’m literally fine. Pissing, showering, you name it is absolutely fine apart from wearing clothes. Family came round for my mum’s birthday today and I had to stay in my room because I can’t go anywhere without my hands down my pants. So frustrating

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I see you had your circumcision 3 months ago, how is it now? Has the sensitivity diminished? Is it bearable? I am on day 6 and don’t see how it’s gonna go away anytime soon.

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I know that this sounds extreme, but if you rub the head of your penis with rubbing alcohol a couple times a day, it will help dry out the head quicker and get rid of some of the over-sensitivity. I used it after my circ.

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I had my op 2 days ago and im building a planet that dosnt have the invention of clothing. It feels like im never going to be able to dress again without wearing the baggiest clothes known to man. The sensitivity only affects me with pressure. I had taken my gauze off within 24hrs, as advised by my doctor. Although i havent been given any spare gauze's to put on after. I am extreemly gently spreading vaseline onto the head, however i tend to give in and just spread where i can until i cannot bear the discoumfort any more. Just seems like im never going to be able to enjoy life again. I would be fine if the sensitivuty would go away...

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Circumcision pain

Circumcision is a cutting operation. It is normal to feel pain during the surgical operation, however this is usually relived by general or local anesthesia.

You may expect pain after surgery until the incision heals.

You may also expect pain when the sensitive head of the penis is exposed to friction from clothing, etc. It is no longer protected by the foreskin, so there is not much you can do about it.

You may also expect painful erections. Depending on how much skin was removed. Depending on how much skin was removed, there may not be enough skin left to allow for shaft expansion during erection and this may cause painful erections.

You may also experience phantom pain from neuromas that form where nerves were severed.

Masturbation may be painful if you don’t use lubrication.

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Bucket85, please stop spreading those lies only intending to scare off people who need/want to get circumcised!!

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Here is one recommendation:

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Bro, it’s been 9 months after my OP, sensitivity has dropped, I can do sports without feeling anything down in my crotch. However, I still can’t touch my penis head or rub it. My clothes have no problem with it, however I can’t master bate using my head as it is too sensitive. It’s been 9 months guys, please send some help

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