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One of the occasional complications of circumcision is that the business end of the penis - the urethral opening or "meatus" - rubs against the paper diaper and becomes irritated and inflamed - meatitis. Healing of this chronic trauma to the urethral meatus can cause the formation of scar tissue which creates a stricture, or narrowing of the opening.
Symptoms of this condition are
Treatment is simplicity itself nowadays and is done in the urologists office. The stricture is opened with the aid of topical anesthetic EMLA cream.