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At what age can a man get a vasectomy?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
There are: No specific age requirements; it's more the medical or social indications -- but generally not recommended in young males who may later want to father children.
Dr. James Lin
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No legal age limit.: There has been no legal age limitation although traditional thought to have children before vasectomy continues exerting its influence to many people's mind. That is understandable, but carries no legal weight to preclude vasectomy. So, it can be done for teens if ... Or for the elderly to prevent epididymitis...

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A 42-year-old member asked:

I am a man can a vasectomy stop me from getting arouse?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Arousal problems: No. If you are having a problem with arousal, you should see your doctor. Many conditions and medication side effects can cause problems with arousal.
A 40-year-old member asked:

For what reasons will a straight man get a vasectomy?

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Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 34 years experience
Birth control: Am i missing something here? Vasectomy is a surgical form of male birth control - it renders a man sterile. Sterile men can no longer father children, but they can be sexually active, have erections, etc.

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