A 35-year-old male asked:
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what should i expect after a vasectomy? for example change in sensation, and how effective is it for birth control?

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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 is 99.9 % effective. You should have no noticeable changes in sensation or ejaculation.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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