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When to Seek Medical Care after Circumcision
A small amount of oozing, soreness (an irritable baby), bleeding, swelling, and yellow crust formation around the incision is normal after circumcision. Call the doctor if these conditions develop:
Go to the hospital's emergency department to have your baby checked if your child shows signs of infection (such as spreading redness, pus, swelling, or fever), displays blood-flow problems, has bleeding that does not stop, or if you are unable to reach the baby's doctor.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/9/2015
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