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Masturbating Post-Circumcision

Hey guys,

I'm 17 and got a circumcision 2 days ago due to phimosis. Before getting circumcised, I would masturbate nearly everyday, so it is already driving me crazy not being able to. I'm usually a really fast healer, so I've tried touching my penis head and it doesn't hurt much at all, but I am most worried about damaging the stitches below it. When should I be able to start going at it again ? I need to know because I am sexually frustrated and have been getting painful boners constantly throughout the day. Thanks in advance

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I’m sure the surgeon or your urologist told you this before but you can’t masturbate for 6 weeks.

The road is long and I’m in the same boat as you so Good luck.

If you do it too soon like let’s say after a month you will damage the scar line and slow down or hurt the healing process. I would try thinking about something else.

It’s a really annoying surgery but you only have to go through it once... hang in there..

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I know, it's really tough and it's only just started for me. Just out of curiosity, when does urinating become easier? Ever since the surgery it's been more difficult than usual to pee.

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Yeah same here, my doc told me my urine would spray and kinda go everywhere but it shouldn’t last more than a couple of days to two weeks max... it’s because of the swelling.

I’m on day 7 post op today and my piss still goes everywhere (even backwards) lmao so I hope by next week it will be better..

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My piss sprayed when I got mine done and then after the 14th day it started to come back through normal trust me it goes back normal ahah

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Lmao I've been spraying too. I'm able to go standing up just fine, just as long as I lift the seat up

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Im 5 months down the line everything normal now your get there mate

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That’s amazing you must not have a whole lot of swelling, you’re young too so you’re going to heal faster than me lmao

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Allow yourself 6wks bud.. U dont wanna hurt yoself

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That's what I've heard from everyone, but I'm gonna attempt once the stitches have fully dissolved. Thanks for the advice

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You should be ok when the stitches come out. Just be gentle, focusing upon stimulating just the glans. If your frenulum was excised, your meatus is probably distorted from swelling. Try 15 min ice pack applications. As swelling goes down, peeing should straighten out. Sometimes using a thumb and finger to spread the little lips will correct the spraying.

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I've tried opening the lips when peeing and it's been fairly comfortable for me. Ice packs might help to stop my penis from getting hard all the time, thanks for the advice. I'm not entirely sure if my frenulum was removed or not, how do you tell?

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If the frenulum was removed, generally there will be a row of stitches running vertically, parallel with the shaft. However with extremely high circumcisions, this may not show, meaning it’s highly likely it was removed.

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My meatus is very swollen and I was told it might be from frenuloplasty. I don’t know why but the guys who posted pics of their penis are very lucky because they seem to be dealing with the stitches like everyone else but they don’t have anything going on with the head. I don’t know why mine is so painful and swollen I even got two blisters on each side of of my meatus due to the compression gauze that was put on too tight. I feel like my healing is very slow and I’m really down and depressed about it

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Sorry to hear that man. I just posted a picture of my penis, hopefully it's recovering as good as everyone else's.

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I was told four weeks recovery, but I first masterbated after two weeks. I was healed pretty well and I think recovery time vastly differs - but don’t rush it.

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Thanks dude. Luckily I'm a fast healer so once the stitches are dissolved I should be able to masturbate just fine

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As with all others 6 weeks Bud, I know it's hard pardon the pun, but if you do it too soon then there is risk of bleeding I found not drinking after 10pm at night helps with night time erections.

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Thanks man, it's really hard. I don't think I've ever gotten this many erections before

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I managed to carefully masturbate after day 10.

But you have to be very careful!

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It’s day 8 for me and there’s no way I could masturbate today or even in a couple of days from now. It’s still swollen, sensitive and very painful around the meatus and frenulum so I don’t know how that’s possible for some of you guys.

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From the viewpoint of masturbation, you did not do yourself a favour by getting circumcised. Masturbation is going to be more difficult. Most (not all) circumcised men need lubrication.

Lubrication.

The best lubrication for masturbation is the human foreskin. The highly innervated, erogenous, internally-lubricated foreskin is secured only at each extremity and is not attached to the underlying shaft of the penis. It is internally lubrication with lymphatic fluid and glides up and down the shaft of the penis without friction. The foreskin is filled with pleasure nerves that are stimulated by motion. This makes it ideal for masturbation.

Circumcision de-foreskins the penis, shortens the available skin and makes the residual skin taut and immovable. Nineteenth Century doctors thought that would make masturbation impossible. It did not actually make it impossible but it made it harder to do and less fun.

Circumcised guys who try to masturbate without lubrication are likely to experience friction irritation and pain.

Foreskinned males usually do not need additional lubrication. They can go at it 24/7 without harm.

If you don’t have a foreskin, then you probably will need external lubrication to compensate for the loss of your foreskin. You will need to learn to slide your hand up and down the shaft. Some males purchase a personal lubricant, which is designed to provide lubricant for sexual intercourse. Others may use petroleum jelly, such as Vaseline (which is greasy), baby oil, vegetable oil, coconut oil, or saliva. Some foreskinned males also like to use lubrication, although it is not strictly necessary for men with foreskins.

Products with harsh and irritating chemicals should be avoided. Shampoo and body wash have been reported to cause irritation.

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You make it sound like I got circumcised because it was a choice. I had such a tight foreskin it made it impossible to enjoy masturbation.

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You will enjoy your new cut dick. It will just be different. Do give yourself time to heal. All of us new circ men have been there.

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I'll definitely enjoy it especially because I couldn't before due to my tight foreskin

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Kosmic101, this person is an anti-circumcision activist. He likes to spread his ideas here all the time. He likes to make you feel guilty for your decision, even though it was a medical one. I chose to ignore him...

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I noticed and it gets annoying af lmao

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My situation is very similar to yours, though I could masterbate okay but never exposed the head - and this became an issue during sex or with my partner. Hygiene was also a factor as well - so my circumcision was not done on a whim! In fact it took years before I faced it head on (excuse the pun!) and did it.

Best thing I ever did though. It will feel different and masterbation did need lube when I first started but interestingly enough, more recently now it’s totally healed I haven’t needed to. But even if you do, who cares? Embrace it (as it sounds like you are) and you’ll never look back.

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Yes, it is a choice. You had the option to remain as you were, to get preputoplasty, to stretch your foreskin, or to get a circ. Sounds like you made the right choice.

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I am sure you had a reason, but the foreskin is helpful in masturbation and now you don't have one. I am only speaking from one viewpoint.

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You said, "Before getting circumcised, I would masturbate nearly everyday, so it is already driving me crazy not being able to." So, apparently you did enjoy masturbation, even with a tight foreskin. You can't have it both ways.

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Give they guy a break already!

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drink neuroleptics while sleeping so not to get boners because its gonna bruise it up and mess stitches up. also as long as you dont touch it the scar will be okay but if you do touch it and stretch it even once then youre gonna get scarred

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Well, if you grab the lowest point of your organ, you perhaps could stimulate an orgasm by masturbating lower on the penis, using the foreskin as the tube, there is less friction, and I find if my skin around the tip is sore, or the skin around the head, this method of shaft-stroking, causes for less-painful rubbing while still getting comprable stilulus

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Where did you get circumcised?

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Day 12 I tried and it took a good 45 minutes. It was a bit painful but worth it because it helped ease the stress i was having.

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