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A 29-year-old female asked:

is it ok to have oral sex after laparoscopic surgery? its only been week.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Sure, why not?: Oral genital contact (either on you , or you on your partner) shouldn't be a signficant risk soon after laparoscopic surgery.

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