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How long should I wait to have sex after a lithotripsy

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lane
Urology 19 years experience
Thanks for asking!: No need to hold off afterwards, so long as your pain is under control.

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 40 years experience
Ask urologist: but at least wait until you leave the lithotripsy suite
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
???: It is fine to have sex no matter which partner is having the lithotripsy.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
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
A member asked:
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 25-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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
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
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
Ask your MD: If you're taking tamsulosin, you should pass that fragment without surgery. 6 weeks before you should get another lithotripsy. Your urologist also may... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Pre-ovulation: The lh surge detection kits determine approximately 24 to 48 hours before ovulation. This is the time when intercourse should occur.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Hymenotomy: Your doctor can perform a hymenotomy to relax the hymenal ring and decrease your symptoms. This can be done in the clinic with a local anesthtic but ... Read More

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