ShangRing Circumcision Before and After: What To Expect?

by Alex Shteynshlyuger MD


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Preparation for Adult and Child Circumcision with Shang Ring

 

What Preparation is Necessary Prior to ShangRing Circumcision?

There is no preparation necessary for ShangRing circumcision when is performed under local anesthesia.  ShangRing circumcision is performed greater than 99% of the time under local anesthesia at New York Urology Specialists

A patient can eat and drink normally prior to the procedure.  Patients who are taking medications should take medications as prescribed.  For patients who are taking blood-thinning medications such as Coumadin, specific instructions will be provided by our experienced urologist prior to the procedure.  Usually, the procedure can be performed while patients are taking low-dose aspirin.

Patients with severe balanitis should have the infection of this foreskin pretreated whenever possible prior to ShangRing circumcision to minimize the risk of infection.  However, sometimes infection will not go away without circumcision.

Where to Get ShangRing Circumcision?

At New York Urology Specialists, we offer same-day circumcision treatment for men

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5545 or make an appointment online.  

We perform cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, and offer treatment for phimosis, balanitis, penile irritation, and redness. We treat sexual and erection problems and offer comprehensive STD testing for infections. We offer confidential appointments. Our prices are affordable with or without insurance. 

What to Expect On The Day Of Shangring Circumcision?

Typically, at New York Urology Specialists, the patient will be brought to one of our comfortable rooms, you will be asked to undress and a local anesthetic will be administered. The foreskin will be cleaned with an antiseptic solution to minimize the risk of infection.  

The patient will be given prophylactic antibiotics and long-acting pain medication that works for 8-12 hours.  Once the local anesthetic takes effect, which usually takes 15-30 minutes, ShangRing procedure will be performed.  ShangRing procedure itself is usually done within 15-20 minutes.

After ShangRing circumcision is finished, a small dressing will be applied to the penis.

What to Expect after ShangRing Circumcision?

After ShangRing circumcision patient is able to eat and drink normally.  The patient can urinate normally but sometimes the urine stream splits during the first week. 

Patients can take shower the same or the next day after ShangRing circumcision.  The dressing should be removed prior to showering and reapplied after showering.   A dressing will be provided to the patient.  The patient should use regular soap and water for cleaning the area.  No special precautions are unnecessary and we do not advise using anything other than regular soap and water.

The patient can return to the GYM in 1-3 days, once he is comfortable.  The patient should avoid anything that involves the penis or the scrotum for the first 2-3 weeks, such as biking but can go back to jogging and other activities as tolerated.

The patient may drink alcohol in moderate amounts.  The patient typically returns to the office in 7-14 days for ShangRing removal.  For patients who are traveling, ShangRing usually will come off within 2-3 weeks on its own.

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is the First Urologist to Perform ShangRing in the USA


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Experienced Urologist Performs Adult Circumcision

Frenuloplasty RevisionFor your circumcision, you need a highly trained and experienced urologist.  As one of the most experienced urologists in adult circumcision, Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger performs some of the most delicate and complicated circumcisions and circumcision revisions for aesthetic as well as functional needs.

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger was trained at some of the top hospitals in the United States for Urology.  He is fellowship-trained and performs adult circumcision for men with phimosis (foreskin that does not pull back), severe balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) as well as elective circumcision for men who choose to have one done for aesthetic or hygienic reasons.

Read Real Stories of men who underwent ShangRing circumcision at New York Urology Specialists.

Read RealStories: ShangRing circumcision 73-year-old man with diabetes and balanitis.

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Read RealStories: Circumcision for the treatment of recurrent balanitis and balanoposthitis in a 43-year-old man

Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for Circumcision and Treatment of Penile Problems?

  • All treatment is performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, and penile frenuloplasty. We treat men with phimosis, balanitis, BXO, penile skin bridges, and other penile problems such as symptoms of pain, irritation, and cuts on the penis, foreskin problems, and genital warts.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual and erection problems in men.
  • We offer diagnostic testing in our office which avoids hospital costs.
  • Extensive Experience: Thousands of men have treated successfully using medical therapy, surgery including circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, ShangRing Circumcision, as well as complex penile surgery including penile plication for Peyronie’s disease, and penile implant surgery for ED.

What do Penile Problems Look Like?

You can find pictures of circumcision as well as before and after treatment images in our image gallery.

Scheduling Appointments for Circumcision at New York Urology Specialists


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5545.

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Circumcision With Fast Recovery at New York Urology Specialists

Excellence-Urology_Care-banner2At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of sexual problems in men.  We understand the challenges that penile problems such as pain in the penis, cuts on the foreskin, irritation, and curvature create for our patients, their relationships, and their self-esteem.  We help you find a treatment for penile problems including appearance concerns, foreskin problems, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction that fit your needs, lifestyle, and your preferences.

Urologists are doctors specializing in the treatment of men with sexual problems that include penis problems, scrotal problems, and erectile dysfunction. By the virtue of our experience and skill, we are able to offer an effective treatment option for nearly every man who desires an effective treatment for any problem that affects the penis.  We offer medical and surgical treatment for men’s sexual problems.

We Treat Some of the Most Complex Penis and Foreskin Problems Including:

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5211 or make an appointment online

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained board-certified urologist with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of sexual and erection problems in men using modern effective and proven treatment methods.  We offer circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, penoscrotal web repair, testicular implants, inflatable penile implant, shockwave therapy for ED, and treatment for Peyronie’s disease.

He is highly recommended by top primary care physicians in the New York area. If you or someone you know has been experiencing urological symptoms, make an appointment to take advantage of Dr. Shteynshlyuger’s expert advice. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5545.

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We offer affordable prices with or without insurance.

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