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I just had a vasectomy done two days ago but i feel fine no soreness or anything, when is the soonest i can get back into my workout routine?

I just had a vasectomy done two days ago but i feel fine no soreness or anything, when is the soonest i can get back into my workout routine?

See below...: I instruct my patients to avoid strenuous activity for at least 2 weeks after vasectomy. Even though you feel fine, there is a possibility that strenuous activity can raise your heart rate and blood pressure and causes bleeding that otherwise would not occur. I recommend that you ask the surgeon who performed the operation for clarification. ...Read more

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Vasectomy (Definition)

Tubes on both sides from testicle to prostate that carry sperm made by testicles are brought out through a small skin puncture in the scrotum and either cut, tied, burned or clamped. Simple procedure, cost effective and usually with minimal side effects. Low failure rate. Clinic procedure, done in office with local anesthetic to skin. Minimal down time. A very ...Read more


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I had a vasectomy four months ago, and it's still sore. My doctor says it's nothing to worry about. Is that right?

PVPS: There is a phenomenon known as post-vasectomy pain syndrome. Occurs in about 1% of vasectomies. Can be very painful and unrelenting. Treatment, unfortunately, is vasectomy reversal. The good news is, if it's for this purpose, insurance will generally pay for it. ...Read more

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43-yr old female. Breasts and nipples sore. Period 6 days late. Husband has had a vasectomy. Could this be a symptom of perimenopause?

43-yr old female.  Breasts and nipples sore.  Period 6 days late.  Husband has had a vasectomy.  Could this be a symptom of perimenopause?

May be pregnant: No contraceptive is 100% effective. You are describing symptoms of pregnancy. Take a test. If negative then you may be having pms symptoms. ...Read more

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43-yr old female. Sore breasts and nipples. Period 6 days late. Husband has had a vasectomy . Could this be perimenopause symptom?

43-yr old female.  Sore breasts and nipples.  Period 6 days late.  Husband has had a vasectomy .  Could this be perimenopause  symptom?

Yes: During the perimenopause your reproductive hormones fluctuate much more than previously. The highs and lows can lead to various symptoms including significant changes in the timing of your periods, breast tendernes, and others. Your gynecologist can help sort this out if you have continuing symptoms. ...Read more

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Ithink i've congestive epididymal orchitis as i feelmy right epididymis is bigger and tender when touched.How it can b treated?No vasectomy. Unmarried

Ithink i've congestive epididymal orchitis as i feelmy right epididymis is bigger and tender when touched.How it can b treated?No vasectomy. Unmarried

Epididymo-orchitis: Most common cause of epididymitis or epididymo-orchitis is due to a bacterial infection. Urine analysis, culture and ultrasound are needed in this case. Less commonly it is due noninfectious from trauma, autoimmune disease, vasculitis or idiopathic. Treatment consists of scrotal elevation, rest from athletic activity and warm baths & nsaids. A urologist should be consulted for persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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Having slight swelling with aching to stabbing pain in my left testicle and into my left side. Could a vasectomy from years ago cause this?

Having slight swelling with aching to stabbing pain in my left testicle and into my left side. Could a vasectomy  from years ago cause this?

It depends: The area of the testis is subserved by the genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve. Depepnding on the quality of your pain. An evaluation by a physician and a possible diagnostic nerve block of this nerve can help in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had a vasectomy after sex now my balls ache why ?

I had a vasectomy after sex now my balls ache why ?

Possible...: Besides being scar-related for post-vasectomy pain, it's real reason is largely unclear. Conceptually, embedded nerve-ending in the scar may be more sensitive to muscle contraction of vas at orgasm. The mild pain/ache may happen to up to 15-20% with severe pain up to 1-2 %. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a vasectomy?

Here are some...: Side effects usually refer to the long-term effect from something. After vasectomy, its common side effects may include: chronic testicular pain, sperm granuloma(a chronic lump reacting to sperm leakage), vasal reconnection (failure), etc. More? Ask the surgeon timely. ...Read more