Pre & Post operative Care.

General information what you can expect before and after you had your circumcision.

The Pre Operation

  • Before your procedure, wash the genital area with soap with a good shower (not adviceable to shower for 3 days post op)
  • If you can, wash behind the foreskin too, but if you cant pull it back, don’t
  • Long pubic hair should be trimmed, as this can get in the wound and in the way of the dressing
  • Empty your bladder before the procedure
    Wear clean, tight underwear to help keep the dressing in place
  • Fast for 6 hours if you are going to opt for the sedation
  • You will receive a mobile number with direct access to the our Surgeon 24/7. This might be handy especially in the first few days following the procedure
  • You will receive a prescription for some local anaesthetic cream that will bring effective relieve when you have a night time erection
  • No analgesics (pain killers) are necessary before the procedure

The Post Operation

  • Oral analgesics (painkillers) can be used the next day following the procedure.
  • Keep the penis and the dressing pointing up (towards your left or right shoulder), this minimizes the swelling and discharge.
  • You can remove the dressing 24 – 48 hours after surgery.
  • There might be a yellowish/brown straw coloured discharge from the wound. This is completely normal. It might have an odour which is normal too, its just blood and blood plasma.
  • Apply dry dressings everyday and wear tight underwear until the dressing is no longer required.
  • Avoid showering or bathing for the first three days, this allows the wound to seal properly.
  • Gently wipe the area clean daily and or after urination with some baby wipes
    Once this time has passed you can shower normally keeping in mind that the glands and wound might be very sensitive
  • After 7 days erections are encouraged to start stretching the wound, scar and skin around the shaft gradually
    This might be uncomfortable, but over time becomes more tolerable. Use the anaesthetic cream if it is too painful. Apply all around the wound.
  • Active daily masturbation pulling the skin behind the corona is encouraged after 14 days to help stretch the skin and is vital if you had a Partial Circumcision. You don’t have to ejaculate but the stretching helps the skin form new elastic tissue.
  • Failure to do this in a Partial Circumcision will result in a new phimosis and inevitably a Classic Circumcision.
  • Intercourse is possible after 3-4 weeks but be mindful of the healing skin.


  • We used the same sedation that is used by daytime procedures in most hospitals.
  • The sedation is Midazolam, a benzodiazepine
    It is not a general anaesthetic and you will be able to respond if we prompt you to
    The sedation might make you feel a little nauseous or sleepy.
  • If you are having sedation you cannot drive or operate any machinery for 24 hours
  • You should be fasting for at least 6 hours prior to the surgery.
  • Sedation is recommended as it helps with the discomfort of the local anaesthetic injections around the penis.


Great Doctor, great results…

I had my circumcision for BXO at the end of 2018 and have just had a follow up review. As with the procedure back in 2018. The level of service and care is top notch as is the information that Dr. Sam provides. Thankfully my review went really well and the circumcision has stopped the BXO as Dr. Sam predicted it would. The key here is to take action, don’t suffer in silence and ignore the issue. Get it sorted and you won’t regret it. Would definitely recommend Dr. Sam and Nuacell clinic. Thanks again Dr

Rowan J
Doctor Sam

Amazing Results

This was my very first operation and it was a smooth and quick experience. Dr Sam is an intelligent and caring doctor who knows how to get the job done. I am very pleased I went to NuaCell and I am glad he treated me with utmost care. I highly recommend going to NuaCell if you need to receive circumcision or any male anatomy issues that is needed to be resolved. Thank you very much Dr Sam for treating me with utmost

Patrick G
Doctor Sam

I had a classical circumcision

I had a classical circumcision as I was suffering from balanitis and phimosis and it was really uncomfortable and hurt pretty bad. I was left on a public waiting list for over a year to even see a urologist and when I discussed the problem with him he told me that I might have to wait for almost a year again and to get the procedure done and that’s when I said enough is enough. I paid 1050 euro and I think the price is very reasonable I would definitely recommend this clinic to anyone who has this problem. After been told I had to wait a year to see a urologist and maybe another year to actually get the circumcision procedure done, I decided to go to a private clinic and I was surprised how friendly and relaxing the experience was. Dr. Sam was excellent and very welcoming I didn’t even feel like I was going to have an operation. Dr. Sam described everything about the procedure and after care and possible effects as well as giving his own opinion and experience. I would highly recommend this

Doctor Sam

Exception Doctor.

Very quickly and very easily put my mind at ease about the procedure. .No pain at all and procedure was over before I knew it. Highly recommend for anyone considering the

Alan Manning
Doctor Sam

The only regret I have is I didn’t get it done any sooner. Would highly recommend

Had been putting it off for a long time and finally decided to inquire about it and from the very start. Dr. Sam was very helpful and responded to all my emails very quickly and gave me all the information I needed. Booked my treatment and within a week it was done. I was made feel at ease from the very start and am really happy with the results. Had the procedure 3 weeks ago, went back to work the next day with no issues and literally no pain. The only regret I have is I didn’t get it done any sooner. Would highly

Doctor Sam

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