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Adult Male Circumcision Anesthesia

Adult male circumcision in our practice is performed under local anesthesia.  General anesthesia is available but seldom given. Typical scenario: Dr. Reed will meet with the patient, examine the patient  and review circumcision styles.  The patient then is transferred to the operating suite.  Local anesthesia cream is applied for about 15 minutes.  Afterwards a local anesthetic is injected mostly at the base of the penis (a ring block).  After another 15 minutes elapses, effective penile anesthesia is confirmed.  The patient is cleansed with an antiseptic solution and draped.  Surgery takes about 40 minutes or so.

The patient is given a handheld mirror to observe and approval is sought before steri-strips and a 2 layered dressing is applied.  Please visit adult-male-circumcision.com/photographic-examples  for before and after pictures of adult circumcision.

Harold M. Reed, M.D.
The Reed Centre for Cosmetic Circumcision | Miami

High and tight adult circumcision picture


After adult circumcision picture (patient of Dr. Reed)



Nervous in the service about my adult circumcision, suggestions please

Dr. Reed,  Getting nervous about my upcoming adult circumcision under local anesthesia.  I understand your approach about numbing cream and then the advancing wheal of local anesthesia.  What about IV sedation?  Luke Dear Luke, Adult circumcision comfort means first mentally, as well as freedom from any pain.  Both are key. You’ll be hooked up to monitors…Continue Reading

Circumcision anesthesia | FAQ | Dr. Harold Reed | Miami

Dr. Reed, Is it necessary to have an adult circumcision under general anesthesia?  Ricardo Dear Ricardo, I think general anesthesia is not required for an adult circumcision unless the patient specially specifies that, in which case we can bring in an anesthetist.  Our technique is to offer if the patient requires a Xanax tablet early…Continue Reading

Is Outpatient Adult Circumcision Painful?

Dr. Reed, Most urologists I speak with want to put me to sleep for adult circumcision.  This brings added cost to having an adult circumcision. Is this really necessary?  Bruce Dear Bruce, 99% of our adult circumcision patients are done under local anesthesia.  We can give you IV conscious sedation if you wish.  This means you…Continue Reading

Having an adult circumcision, good anesthesia please. not fond of needle sticks

Please give me good Adult Circumcision Anesthesia.  I am scheduled for a revision in mid march. If possible could you or your staff email me the Hotel information for your office vicinity. Also there anything to not make the initial shot(s) not so painful. Not too fond of he pain. Thank You for your time.…Continue Reading