Taking care of your child at home after hypospadias surgery

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This page describes several key phases of care at home after your child’s hypospadias surgery.

Key points

  • After hypospadias surgery, most children go home the same day.
  • Your child may have some pain and fever for a day or two after the operation.
  • Your child may have a catheter, which is a small tube that comes out of the end of the penis after the surgery.
  • Your child will have one or more bandages on their penis. Instructions for the removal of these will be given to you after the surgery.
  • Your child will need follow-up appointments after surgery.
Last updated: March 24th 2022