Joining the military after hydrocele surgery

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I've just had hydrocele surgery it happened after I talked to recruiters so now I have to inform them but how long should I wait till I thinks it's safe to go to meps and get cleared for bootcamp?

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    All 3 times i had the surgery i was told to wait 4-6 weeks for strenuous activity or sex.
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    Hi Ethan,

    I was told to have two weeks off, they said that this was more than enough time before going back to work, I would say that after that time I felt fine, my work is resonably energetic and I did not have any problems. As you are joining the military though I would had thought that they would suggest a time depending on how physical the training would be but judging by myself I would not think that it would be much longer. Hope this helps.


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