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9 days since hydrocele surgery. I think I'm having a speedy recovery. Very minimal discomfort. Can I masturbate? Don't want to ruin surgery.
I had my hydrocele operation 3 days ago, and I suffer from blue balls a lot, can I masturbate or something? I have my incision in the middle left.
Normally expected...: What you have experienced after hydrocelectomy could be "normally" expected reflecting personal healing ability and degree of expected tissue injury in relation with surgical skill. In general, giving at least 5-7 days to settle down until feeling comfortable without much swelling. So, giving time & patience to heal is the priority of life now & let common sense to guide your life; you decide. ...Read more
Hi doctor i did a Hydrocele surgery 12 days ago when i can take a shower and when i can do Masturbation and drink alcohol i finished my medikal thx ?
No fixed advice, but: For an average healthy 22- y-o man, an uneventful hydrocelectomy alone and its incision should heal well and should pose no additional risk to what you may plan to do as described. Nonetheless, without a direct look and awareness about how surgery was done and how your general health composure, it is hard to give 100% guaranty; one has to exercise commonsense for daily living; be conservative! ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have had a inguinal hernia repair and hydrocele repair surgery on june 30th. When will it be safe for me to masturbate again?
Now should be OK: Almost 6 months have passed so that everything should be well healed. ...Read more
Anytime: Hydrocele surgery is simple but it can indeed cause many days of swelling and discomfort in some few patients. As long as you are recovering well, the pain is minimal and the swelling moderate....Yes you can masturbate. It goes without saying that you should keep things on the gentle side. ...Read more
Fluid in the scrotum: A hydrocele is a collection of fluid that accumulates between two layers of tissue called peritneum that surrounds the testis and spermatic cord.It results in swelling of the involved side of the scrotum and is sometimes painful. Causes vary from completely benign to more serious.It is thus very important that any new scrotal swelling be brought to your doctor's attention for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: Any surgery is going ot have some degree of pain no matter what. The level of discomfort depends on several factors including the size of the hydroceles (big ones tend to hurt more), the technique used by the surgeon and the pain tolerance of the individual. Patricio gargollo, md pediatric urology, dallas texas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bottle or Lord ops.: For adult hydroceles. Both operations are performed through the scrotum. Excess hydrocele sac is excised with bottle procedure and remaining sac is everted and sutured together behind the testis. Hydrocele is incised and rolled up & sutured on either side of testis with lord procedure. Infant & child hydroceles are corrected through the groin & patent communication, .If present, is divided. ...Read more