What is included in postoperative care following orchiopexy cryptorchidism?

Updated: Dec 17, 2020
  • Author: Joel M Sumfest, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Pain medication is used as needed. Keep the surgical area dry for 1-2 days. Absorbable sutures are used during closure; therefore, removal is not necessary. The patient should avoid using straddle toys or participating in physical education for 2-3 weeks.


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