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Hydrocelectomy and hematoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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i had a hydrocelectomy 2 weeks ago, and then the next day had to have surgery again because of a hematoma, its been 2 weeks since my surgeries and i want to know if its okay for me to masturbate
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   24
Doctor :   Was the hematoma located in the scrotal region.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Recovery time for any surgery is generally a month.
Doctor :   It applies to hydrocele and scrotal surgeries too.'
User :   what damage could i do from masturbating?
Doctor :   Hence it is advisable that you restrict from masturbation for the next 2 weeks.
Doctor :   Since the tissues involved in the surgery needs time to heal,
Doctor :   manipulation can lead to unexpected bleeding.
Doctor :   Though this is not very common after 2 weeks.
User :   oh ok
User :   i thought my urologist told me that i could resume sexual activity after 2 weeks but im not sure, and hes out of town so i cant ask him
Doctor :   I recommend you to restrict any form of masturbation/sexual activity for another 2 weeks.
Doctor :   Bleeding is not very common after 2 weeks following surgery, if you been recovering well.
Doctor :   But is not a completely impossible.
User :   well my scrotom seems to be getting smaller everyday and the pain is just about deminished
Doctor :   Hence untill a doctor, by physical examination suggest you to continue sexual activity.
Doctor :   They are signs of recovery.
Doctor :   Hence my suggestion to you is to wait for another 2 weeks until full recovery.
User :   alright well i guess ill hold off until my follow up with my urologist and see what he says, thankyou for your time
Doctor :   You can involve in sexual activity/masturbation after completion of 4 weeks since surgery.
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