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Have a stent in kidney for a kidney stone. Is it harmful to masturbate?

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i have a stent in my kidney for a kidney stone and want to know is it harmful if i masterbate. I was told not extreme phyical activite with the stent in place.
Posted Fri, 9 Nov 2012 in Kidney Conditions
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ishfaq Habib 2 hours later
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Avoiding heavy physical activity means avoiding aggressive physical exercise or sports that involves body bending or frequent jerks. Masturbation is not an extreme physical activity. There is no harm.

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