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Newborn and Infant Care

Circumcision concerns

10/14/1997

Question:

My child cries, excessively, when saturating his diaper from urinating. He is a week old and had a circumcision five days ago. Is this normal to be crying so much during urination?

Answer:

Since your son is crying excessively you need to discuss this with your son's health care provider who can determine the exact cause of his problem.

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Response by:

Tina   Weitkamp, RNC, MSN Tina Weitkamp, RNC, MSN
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati