You should wash the circumcision area twice per day with mild, unscented
soap. You should also dry the area with a clean rag. The incision will bleed for the first 24 hours after surgery.
However, it will not become more severe. Petroleum jelly or antibiotics should be
applied to incision lines to promote healing. The
bandage will begin to fall off within 24 hours. Plastibell can be applied to any incisions to help prevent the diaper from sticking. Ask your child’s physician for
help when changing diapers.
care involves soaking the incision in warm water for 5-10 minutes twice daily.
This will prevent the penis tip from becoming crusty
and keep the incision clean. It is also good for your child’s overall health. It is important to make sure that
your baby doesn’t get fever or have respiratory issues after the circumcision.
should make sure that you keep the cut area clean using a pacifier.
Once your child has undergone a circumcision, you can ask your child’s pediatrician to prescribe pain medication and apply a topical
antibiotic. You can also ask your pediatrician about any pain medication your child may be taking. You should be present for the circumcision so that you can monitor the child’s condition. Even though the procedure is very quick, newborn care includes washing the
area after each diaper change. You can also use a towel or gauze to clean the area. After the surgery is complete, you should allow the skin time to dry completely.