Can I Masturbate 1 Week After Open Rhinoplasty and Lip Reduction?

As soon as the cast came off my nose I masturbated, was there any possible harm done?

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Masturbation after Rhinoplasty

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I recommend patients to avoid elevating their blood pressure for 10 days, at least, after any facial surgery.  That can interfere with the healing process, increase swelling and possible deposition of scar tissue.  Masturbation can elevate blood pressure and is best avoided for the first 10 days to 2 weeks. 

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