A 42-year-old male asked:
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how long befor you can have sex after lithotripsey shock wave treatment?

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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 healthy otherwise after a short abstinence you might resume your sexual activities.
Answered on May 25, 2018

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