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Male 38. don't want children ever (ankle biting monsters). thinking of having a vasectomy. are there any risks? anything i should know?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Permanent: Is permanent, and it is possible To get someone pregnant even after I vasectomy for a short period of time. You need at least 20 ejaculations after vasectomy and make sure to test for lack of sperm before resuming unprotected sexual intercourse. Hope this helps!

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