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I had an adult circumcision just over 1 year ago. I still

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I had an adult circumcision just over 1 year ago. I still maintain significant edema anterior to the scar line. It appears like a thickened pink ring beneath the glans. The last check I had was approximately 8 weeks post operation and the urologist said "[the edema] should go down." If I press on the edematous tissue for several seconds, it will 'pit' and then return to its swollen state after a short time. The edema also makes erections slightly uncomfortable in that particular area. Is there anything non-surgical I can do at this point to improve this condition? Is there a surgical option? Thanks.
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At this point all the edema, of course, should have resolved. It might be that you are experiencing some blockage of the lymph flow.

I do not believe that this will be solved with medical treatment. :(

If I were in your shoes, I would gather up your medical records and consult a different urologist for another opinion. From what you have posted it doesn't seen like your surgeon is interested in giving this issues the attention it deserves.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

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Thanks for the reply. This makes sense. And to answer your earlier question, I am not taking any medication and I have no medical problems. I'll look into consulting another urologist. Thanks.



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