A 42-year-old male asked:
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how long should i wait to masturbate again after having laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair surgery ?

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Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Umbilical hernia 's: There is no "waiting period" for masturbation after an umbilical hernia repair, but exercise and lifting should be limited per your surgeon's recommendations.
Answered on Jan 9, 2020

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