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Can I have sex after a circumcision?

Jennifer S. Singer, MD
Urology
There can be no intercourse or masturbation for at least four weeks after circumcision. In terms of everyday activity, start with a couple days of light activity to keep the risk of bleeding down; regular activity can resume shortly thereafter.

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