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A 16-year-old male asked:

Had hernia repair 2 months ago, w/o mesh open surgery . after 15 days i masturbated, and from then i've been masturbating 7 times a week. i have pain in groin now, and some veins in scrotum seems to be enlarged, and groin hardened on left side?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Stop: you can stop masturbation for a few days. If the groin pain is at site of hernia repair use a heating pad few times a day. If still not better see your surgeon.
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