Medical

Have Medical Questions? Ask a Doctor Online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Medical
This answer was rated:

Im a 37 yr old man I've been thanking about having a

circumcision revision done I've been...
Im a 37 yr old man I've been thanking about having a circumcision revision done I've been circumcied but I still have a Lot of exess skin I have had 2 different doctors bring it up in the passed but I don't see ether one any mor I would like to know a little of what it will be like the coust and how to bring it up to my current doctor and if you thank I should have it done
T
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Medical Question
Answered in 1 minute by:
3/13/2013
Dr. Rick, MD
Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 11,672
Experience: 20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC
Verified
RickMD :

I am online and happy to help you with your question today.

RickMD :

What type of problems are you having with your current circumcision? Were you first circumcised as a child or an adult?

RickMD :

Do you have any insurance or would you have to pay out of pocket?

RickMD :

At this point, do you just need excess foreskin removed or will reconstruction of your penis be necessary?

RickMD :

Do you have any medical problems or take any medication?

RickMD :

We have been experiencing problems with the chat system for the last few days. Our engineers are working on it. However, I'll switch over to the Q&A system. This system works a lot like 'text messaging' but an email is sent to each of us anytime something is posted to this thread. We can continue to work on your question there..... :)

Ask Your Own Medical Question
We have been experiencing technical difficulties with the chat system. Please allow me to retype my chat here for your review:
RickMD : I am online and happy to help you with your question today.
RickMD : What type of problems are you having with your current circumcision? Were you first circumcised as a child or an adult?
RickMD : Do you have any insurance or would you have to pay out of pocket?
RickMD : At this point, do you just need excess foreskin removed or will reconstruction of your penis be necessary?
RickMD : Do you have any medical problems or take any medication?
This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.
Ask Your Own Medical Question
Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I was circumcied as a child . I do have isurance but it prob will not cover this typ of thang I will just need exess for skin removed . The only problemes I have are just exess skin and a ver noticeable scar line it's just kinda of a sloppy job I ges there is way mor skin on the bottom side of my penus than the top this is really just for my oun preference than medical need . The doctors that bout it up in the passed the first one a nerse said I should have it done when I was having a regular physical the doctor said it wasn't really needed if I didn't want to have it done . The second doctor kinda brout it up during a physical a few yrs later at the end of the exam she ask if I had any thing else I wanted to discuss and that was one of the topics that she mentioned.
Ok. Thank you for that extra data.
Of course, I would recommend that you have a urologist do the surgery for you as they are the true experts in this area.
The total costs depends on many factors. The surgery will be done as an outpatient (you would go home the same day) but, if it is done in a free standing surgery center, under local anesthesia the costs would be much less then if you had to be put asleep or had the procedure done in a hospital operating room.
The total cost, in a surgery center, under general anesthesia, for uncomplicated revision would be somewhere in the $2,000 to $4,500 range. This would include your pre-op visit and all post op care for 90 days.
If you would like to have this done, I do not see any reason, from a medical point of view, that it would be a problem. It is totally up to you.
I hope this information was helpful for you. But I do work for tips so I want to make sure you are happy with me before rating me. If you have another question on this or a related issue feel free to fire away. And please let me know if the rating system gives you any troubles.
Thanks in advance,
Dr. Rick MD FACS
Dr. Rick, MD
Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 11,672
Experience: 20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC
Verified
Dr. Rick, MD and 87 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Ask Dr. Rick, MD Your Own Question
Dr. Rick, MD
Dr. Rick, MD
Dr. Rick, MD, Board Certified MD
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 11,672
11,672 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC

Dr. Rick, MD is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

51,780 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr Basu

Dr Basu

Experienced Specialist

20,746 satisfied customers

MD

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

17,463 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

14,592 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

< Previous | Next >

Related Medical Questions
Dr. Love only, I want to get on that ship, even if Rolf and
Dr. Love only,I want to get on that ship, even if Rolf and I are sick, and we will quarantine ourselves immediately thereafter.But if it is the first day of the flu, how do we hide it? AND is it safe … read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
17,463 satisfied customers
I noticed about two days ago a small bump develop on the top
I noticed about two days ago a small bump develop on the top of the penile shaft right below the penile head. It seems to be just under the surface of the foreskin and seems to be about 1-3 centimeter… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,678 satisfied customers
I have a batch of gas in lower right stomach I cant seem to
I have a batch of gas in lower right stomach I cant seem to relieve. Any suggestions? I have taken 4 doses of alka seltza and have not received any relief. … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,941 satisfied customers
I am having trouble with swollen ankles nothing seems to
Good Morning, I am having trouble with swollen ankles nothing seems to reduce the swelling … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,095 satisfied customers
My son is 26 and hears his heart beat in his ears. Along
My son is 26 and hears his heart beat in his ears. Along with that he feels lightheaded and gets blurred vision with a pulse over 100. What could 've going on? … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,941 satisfied customers
I am a non-smoking aged 29 male. I've been noticing this
Hi I am a non-smoking aged 29 male. I've been noticing this soreness/pain/pressure in the region of my abdomen below my sternum above belly button. It's accompanied by what I notice as a weird pulse. … read more
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc
B.A.M.S.(Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery)
3,080 satisfied customers
I wonder if I had sex with my bf (intercourse and broke
Second opinion] I wonder if I had sex with my bf (intercourse and broke inside) on the 2nd of my period. My cycle is always aroud 27-30. I wonder if there is a risk of pregancy or not since I took pla… read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
544 satisfied customers
My 18 yr old daughter was eating a pie, said it was hot,
HI, My 18 yr old daughter was eating a pie, said it was hot, starting shaking and blacked out. She now has a splitting headache … read more
Dr. Rahman
Dr. Rahman
Fellow Physician in Child Neurology
Doctorate of Medicine
6 satisfied customers
I had the stomach bug about a month ago, and I was vomiting
I had the stomach bug about a month ago, and I was vomiting for a couple days with diarrhea, cold chills, and a fever. The vomiting lasted for about 2 weeks. Going into the 3rd week I started to feel … read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,722 satisfied customers
I have a semi-solid ovarian cyst on my right ovary. I am
I have a semi-solid ovarian cyst on my right ovary. I am starting to have pain more often in the LRQ of my abdomen. Could it be the cyst or likely something else? It hurts into my low back. When it is… read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,722 satisfied customers
My tonsils are very swollen and have patches. I'm concerned
My tonsils are very swollen and have white patches. I'm concerned because there are also a few black patches on my tonsils. … read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,696 satisfied customers
Do you agree with this information? "There is a muscle at
Do you agree with this information? "There is a muscle at the bottom of the esophagus (the tube between the mouth and the stomach), called the 'lower esophageal sphincter' (LES), that tightens to clos… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,678 satisfied customers
I drink only when HOLIDAYS ....approximately 3 months a year
I drink only when I AM ON HOLIDAYS ....approximately 3 months a year .....this includes around 5 separate destinations for around 15 to 20 days length time .I AM ON XARELTO AND WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF I… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
17,463 satisfied customers
Thank you, yes... I have not felt sick today but just
Hi there! thank you, ***** ***** have not felt sick today but just exhausted. I thought i would take my temperature just in case and it first read 99.9.. i took a shower and feel a bit better. it stil… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,696 satisfied customers
My son is sick with the flu and bronchitis and accidentally
my son is sick with the flu and bronchitis and accidentally took his prednisone 50 mg tonight after taking it this am. It is supposed to be daily. It has been 12+ hours since his last dose. He is taki… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,095 satisfied customers
Dr. Chip only, Another doctor just told me that he didn't
Dr. Chip only,Another doctor just told me that he didn't think we'd be able to hide the first or second day of the flu. Do you agree?Here is my whole question:I want to get on that ship, even if my hu… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
14,592 satisfied customers
My toddler was seated between my legs and was playing when
Hi, My toddler was seated between my legs and was playing when he threw his head back into my chest. It stunned me for a minute because I didn't see it coming. Probably 10 minutes later felt 1 heart p… read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
6,479 satisfied customers
I am 67, I get a memory of something in my head and a hot
I am 67, I get a memory of something in my head and a hot flush pursues. … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Staff Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,219 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x