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how long should I wait to have sex after a lithotripsy

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Ask urologist: but at least wait until you leave the lithotripsy suite
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lane
18 years experience Urology
Thanks for asking!: No need to hold off afterwards, so long as your pain is under control.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
???: It is fine to have sex no matter which partner is having the lithotripsy.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe ssx: I don't know of any specific recommendations.. Common sense will tell you waiting 24-48 hours might not be inadvisable. If you are pain free and heal ... Read More
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Dr. David Hall
Specializes in Urology
Anytime: You may resume "sex or mast" anytime you want to. There is no contra-indication to doing so while having a stent (although you may not feel up to it s ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Soon: You can resume sexual activity as soon as you feel comfortable and are pain free. That should be next day for most people. You may get some colicky pa ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test : If you think you might be pregnant then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Seems highly unlikely i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Probably not: But the only way to tell is with a pregnancy test. If you do not wish to have babies now, then use contraception. It is available everywhere. Good ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends.: Depending on the amount of stone debris you have in your kidney's urine collecting system (called the renal calyces and the renal pelvis) and the uret ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
39 years experience Urology
Usually quickly: Can usually return to work and activities quickly, unless broken particles get lodged in ureter, creating an obstruction.
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