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Can infrequent masturbation relieve inguinal hernia

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Some basics: I can see no reason masturbation would ever trigger a hernia, either primarily or as a recurrence. Replace the term masturbation with sex to decide wh... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. F: Masturbation does not cause any disease other than mild trauma to the head of penis. You can not over-masturbate. If you do it in excess, you will los... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Inguinal hernia repair does not affect erections or ejaculation.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to know: What someone does during self sex will very from person to person. Since we have no information on your pre-surgical health, the difficulty of your su... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See below : Not uncommon to experience some pains in the same-side testicle after inguinal hernia repair due to the inflammation and swelling that occurs from bot... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Need re-evaluation: Your inguinal surgical scar pain on masturbation could be a sign of recurrence of hernia or seratoma or from scar or infection.
A male asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
General Surgery 9 years experience
Not a problem: There are no current recommendations to avoid masturbation after hernia repair. Be sure that you may experience some discomfort, but this is definitel... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Normal: give it a week before masturbation.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Now should be OK: Almost 6 months have passed so that everything should be well healed.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Up to you: The good news is that none of the plumbing would have been disrupted in a typical hernia repair. Even if the vas deferens had to be cut free from adj... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Odd symptom: Any adult whose testicle goes into the abdomen at any point is a problem. A hernia operation is supposed to close off the tunnel a testis would travel... Read More

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