Adult Circumcision in London UK is performed due to medical and non-medicals reasons for over 16 year old boys and men. Medical indications include phimosis (tight foreskin), paraphimosis (foreskin stuck beyond the glans), recurrent balanitis or posthitis (infection of the prepuce) and scarring due to lichen sclerosis atrophicus (Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans). Non-medical reasons could be religious, personal or cultural. Our surgeon Dr Khan with discuss circumcision cons and pros with you. Adult circumcision can be done under local, regional or general anaesthesia. Adult circumcision in London is commonly performed by glue or stitches using the forceps guided or the dorsal slit methods. Cost of adult circumcision in the UK starts from £550. Penile block with circumferential block by injection will give virtual pain free men circumcision at London Circumcision Clinic. Informed consent must be taken. Adult circumcision recovery may take from 2-6 weeks. Possible risks of adult circumcision are bleeding, infection, poor cosmetic result and change in sensation during sexual activities.
Circumcision is a common procedure with minimum risks of complications by trained professional doctors. There are different opinions whether there is a need for a male to be circumcised.The benefits of infant circumcision include prevention of urinary tract infections (a cause of renal scarring), reduction in risk of inflammatory foreskin conditions such as balanoposthitis, foreskin injuries, phimosis (tight foreskin) and paraphimosis ( foreskin stuck behind the head of penis) When the men later becomes sexually active he has substantial protection by circumcision against risk of HIV and other viral sexually transmitted infections such as genital herpes and oncogenic human papillomavirus, as well as penile cancer. The risk of cervical cancer in his female partner(s) is also reduced.
Adult circumcision patient said:
“Before attending I was quit nervous about the procedure however after reading the reviews about the great service it made me feel so much better. I have to say I agree with all the wonderful feedback. Thank you to everyone at Thornhill centre. I felt no pain throughout the procedure and minimal pain after.”
Dear Dr Khan and team
It is now 3 1/2 months since I attended the thorn hill clinic for my circumcision.
Everything has completely healed and I am very pleased and completely satisfied with the outcome. As is my girlfriend/partner.
When I got home on the day of the operation I took paracetamol as a precaution as the anaesthetic wore off. but that was the only time, I didn’t need it again. I went back to work on the Monday 15th October 2018.
The bandages came off after 3 days, the swelling had almost pushed them off by that point any way. I used the fuicuden cream as instructed but there was no infection so the antibiotic prescription didn’t get used. Within 2 weeks the swelling had mostly gone down and by week 3 the stitches were gone.
I felt really looked after by you and your colleagues at the clinic, before, during and after the operation.
All in all a good experience (under the circumstance!!) I wish I had booked in with you for a circumcision years ago.
( Email received on 27-01-2019)