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Surgical removal of the foreskin
The foreskin is the retractable section of the skin that surrounds the penis. Circumcision is a simple procedure that involves the surgical removal of this foreskin for religious, cultural or medical reasons.
Circumcision is often advised for medical reasons when experiencing any of the following symptoms:
Circumcision can also be advised to treat any of the following conditions:
A circumcision is a relatively simple procedure and is performed under either general or local anaesthetic. The surgeon will use scissors or a scalpel to trim the narrow sleeve of the foreskin and detach it from the head of the penis. Any exposed blood vessels will then be sealed off with cauterisation and the remaining two edges of skin will be stitched together with dissolvable stitches.
The procedure usually takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Guide price: £1,500
**Guide prices may vary following consultation
|What’s included?||Hospital Only Fixed Price Package|
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Expected length of stay: Day case procedure