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I still am having swelling and pain after my vasectomy , it's been about 9 days , my doctor gave me a dose of antibiotics (21 days). is this normal

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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
A Verified Doctoranswered
24 years experience
Yes: Healing times for this type of surgery can vary depending on how complicated the procedure was and the amount of bleeding that occurred. Additionally if you have an infection, that will also cause swelling and further delay your healing.

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