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Circumcision (cont.)

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After circumcision of your infant, keep his penis wrapped in gauze that is dabbed with petroleum jelly or ointment. Change this every time you change his diaper. Avoid getting his penis wet in a bath until healing is complete, typically about one week after the surgery.

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Circumcision of males involves removing the fold of skin that normally covers the glans penis.

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