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A 23-year-old male asked:

Hello, i am 23, male, had an inguinal scrotal 3d mesh hernia surgery 7 days back. is it safe to masturbate now? if not, how many days should i wait?

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Dr. Fletcher Derrick
Urology 64 years experience
Yes, OK: Should be ok. Don't bang on the incision. If the incision hurts when you get started, wait a few days and try again .
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A 25-year-old male asked:
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Last updated Jul 18, 2016

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