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How effective is vasectomy

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very: It is more than 99% effective. Failure rate is about 1 to 2 in a 1000.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
It's a time issue: The most critical factors in vasectomy reversal success include length of time since the vasectomy as well as the specific location along the vas wh ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Definitely possible: The longer one waits for a vsectomy reversal, the less likelihood of fathering a child. This is due to several factors such as developing antibodies t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
No relation: there is no relation between vasectomy and sex hormone production.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carl Rosen
Specializes in Urology
Probably not: If you have no sperm in your ejaculate after vasectomy, there is almost no chance of impregnating a female. There is a slight chance of the vas re ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There is a delay until vasectomy can be relied upon. Your partner will need to have a follow up semen analysis to confirm the absence of sperm.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Effective : If successful, a vasectomy will prevent delivery of sperm through the ejaculate so that ability to inseminate an egg is very unlikely. This procedure ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fletcher Derrick
62 years experience Urology
Very good: In the hands of an experienced Urologist who does micro surgery, there is about 90 % plus chance of sperm return to semen after a vas reversal. Influ ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on severity: Usually, we recommend simple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory therapies like Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) to be taken on an as-needed basis. If the p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Vasectomy is definitely an effective method of birth control. There are less complications then when a female gets her tubes tied since this is an out ... Read More
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