A 18-year-old male asked:

Testicle torsion surgery) is it normal to have the wound a bit open after the skin glue washed off can i still wet the wound and ride rides in universal doctor said i could wet it in 2 weeks so im going to take extra underwear and change the goze?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Keep it clean and well protected with gauze and see your doc asap after the rides. Have fun
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