Pain is very subjective and each man will experience a different level of discomfort. Local anaesthetic is used to make the procedure as comfortable as possible. This usually wears off a few hours after the procedure. Following this, most men are surprised at how little pain they have. In general, pain can be controlled with paracetamol and wearing supportive underwear. Sometimes anti-inflammatory medications (such as Nurofen or Advil) is required. It is unusual to escalate pain relief, however, it is advisable that you speak with Dr Ranaweera or seek medical attention if you feel your level of pain is severe or increasing.
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