Snippets of info cause circumcision concern

WORRIED parents are taking their healthy sons to the emergency room because they don't understand the normal healing process post-circumcision, a study suggests.

Better explaining to parents what their son's penis will look like would help, the researchers write.

Nearly a third of the 167 children who presented to Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital between 2012 and 2014 with a post-circumcision presentation were discharged with normal healing, their study shows.

"This group may have avoided presentation with better preparation and education of the