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How soon after having a hydrocele removed can I start having sex again?

How soon after having a hydrocele removed can I start having sex again?

Soon: One can start having intercourse soon after a hydrocele if there is no swelling or pain. This can typically be done in around 10 days. Factors to take into account include the size of the hydrocele and comorbid conditions such as diabetes because these can prolong the wound healing phase after surgery. ...Read more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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Can fluid be removed from hydrocele for the time being til surgery??

Yes: Needle aspiration is possible, however the fluid will re-accumulate and we tend to minimize this procedure to avoid infection. But it is possible. Discuss the risks and benefits of this with your doctor before proceeding. ...Read more

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Can I have oral sex while I have a hydrocele?

Yes: A hydrocele does not interfere with sexual function. The latter will not make it worse or better either. ...Read more

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I have a hydrocele in my left ball. When I am getting too much sex I have to face a massive pain.. My age is 26, ?

I have a hydrocele in my left ball. When I am getting too much sex I have to face a massive pain.. My age is 26, ?

Need 2 see urologist: Your testicle may be twisting within the hydrocele sac. Hydroceles are usually painless. Best to get it checked out & probably have a hydrocelectomy. This is a relatively minor operation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What happens if I have a hydrocele in my testis how do I determine if I should have it removed?

What happens if I have a hydrocele in my testis how do I determine if I should have it removed?

Depends: Hydroceles can become very large and even painful/problematic. If it is just a small hydrocele, you could safely watch it for a while. Infrequently it can interfere with fertility. If it is large and bothersome, I'd have it removed. ...Read more

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How long after hydrocele repair can you have sex?

How long after hydrocele repair can you have sex?

Until...: There has been no magic timing to restrict sex after hydrocelectomy, but let common sense rule what we can do and need. So, as long as you can cope with postoperative pain and swelling, you can have sex whenever you like, but common sense guides most reasonable men not to have sex for at least 1-2 weeks after surgery there. ...Read more

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How many day after a hydrocele operation can you have sex?

How many day after a hydrocele operation can you have sex?

Ask your surgeon: This is something your surgeon should have told you and please call his/her office to determine postoperative activities that are permissible. Most surgeons would say at least 2 - 4 weeks depending upon the size of the hydroceles, how long they have been present etc... ...Read more

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Hydrocele patients can have sex or not ?

Hydrocele patients can have sex or not ?

Of course,...: Of course, you can as long as you can cope with its potentially inherent mental and physical inconvenience. ...Read more

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