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Is it possible to get pregnant 2 months after vasectomy?

Is it possible to get pregnant 2 months after vasectomy?

Possible...: The safety & effectiveness after vasectomy can be claimed only after post-vas semen exam shows no sperm. Largely, some 85% of post-vas men will be sperm-free after 15 ejaculations or in months; despite claimed sperm-free, post-vas recanalization does still occur. Despite stressing these important post-vas F/U, still less than 45% of patients would follow post-vas instruction to get post-vas semen. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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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Is it possible to get pregnant after a 11 year vasectomy?

Possible: There are scattered reports of pregnancy after vasectomy, even years later. The chances of this are less if the semen was negative for sperm after the procedure. However, there is a miniscule possibility of pregnancy occurring in this situation. If there are doubts, a semen analysis is easy enough to be obtained. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant after her husband gets a vasectomy?

Can a woman get pregnant after her husband gets a vasectomy?

Low risk, but yes: Every form of birth control, even tubal ligation and vasectomy, has a failure rate. The chinese studies of the no scalpel technique, now performed widely, had a 0.2% pregnancy rate based on over 100, 000 procedures performed. That's a huge group of patients, a very small rate of pregnancy but it can still happen. Tubal ligation has a similarly low rate of inintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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How could a woman get pregnant after her husband gets a vasectomy?

In vitro: Will need to extract sperm from testicle and have artifciial insemmination by a fertility specialist or can have a vasectomy reversal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still get pregnant if my husband has had a vasectomy?

Yes: It takes a few months to clear out the tubes. Always the rare occurrence of regrowth or recanulization. Get a confirmatory test. ...Read more

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My husband had a vasectomy almost 10 years ago. What are the chances I could get pregnant?

Vasectomy: Assuming he went back for a sperm count and there were no sperm seen on his semenanalysis, the chances of his impregnating you are virtually zero. Did he go back for his semenanalysis 3-4 months after the procedure? If not, you do not know if he can impregnate you. ...Read more

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How likely is it that I could get pregnant after my husband had a vasectomy? I know too many people

How likely is it that I could get pregnant after my husband had a vasectomy? I know too many people

Vasectomy effectiv?: It may take about a month to really have assurance that their sperm count is low after vasectomy. During that period he (or the couple)must use other methods of pregnancy prevention. The ideal thing is to use other method & check the sperm after the procedure at 3 & 4 months or once after 16 wks. As many as 1 in 100 vasectomies may fail to prevent pregnancy within five years of the vasectomy. ...Read more

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If my husband has had a vasectomy can I get pregnant he had it done in may 2009 but I have all the symptoms of being pregnant.?

Possible but rare: Recanalization of the vas can occur early or late. In either instance it occurs in less than 1 percent of cases. The most common pitfall of vasectomies is that more that 30 percent of men don't check themselves after the procedure to know if it was successful in the first place. Though rare reconnection can occur and lead to pregnancy, therefore it is possible. You should get a pregancy test. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had a vasectomy and his prostate removed. Can I still get pregnant?

My boyfriend had a vasectomy and his prostate removed. Can I still get pregnant?

Not very likely: Assuming your boyfriend's vasectomy was successful, it is very unlikely that you will have a child together. Vasectomies can be reversed if you change you mind about your family planning, although the success of this may depend upon the reasons for and details of his prostate removal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still get pregnant if my husband has had a vasectomy? If yes, any safe procedure can get pregnant?

Is it possible to still get pregnant if my husband has had a vasectomy? If yes, any safe procedure can get pregnant?

Unlikely, but...: Has he had his sperm count checked after the vasectomy? They have a failure rate like any other procedure. If his count is zero, then you can't get pregnant. ...Read more

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How long after I have a vasectomy reversal can my wife get pregnant?

Depends: You will need at least 3 months and at least two negative semenanalysis. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a successful vasectomy reversal and being able to get someone pregnant?

What are the chances of a successful vasectomy reversal and being able to get someone pregnant?

On time: In general, vasectomy reversal:

Leads to overall pregnancy rates of greater than 50%.
Has the greatest chance of success within 3 years of the vasectomy.
Leads to pregnancy only about 30% of the time if the reversal is done 10 years after vasectomy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant by someone who has had a vasectomy and has a zero sperm count?

Can you get pregnant by someone who has had a vasectomy and has a zero sperm count?

No: Zero sperm = zero baby. However, life can surprise you sometimes. There are very rare cases of vasectomies failing later, and the zero sperm count no longer being zero sperm. Of course, one cannot live life worrying about very rare events. ...Read more

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My husband had a vasectomy 2mths ago and we regret it, do we have a chance to still get pregnant? He has not taken the sperm count test yet.

Vasectomy regrets...: Vasectomy reversal, or vasovasostomy, is an outpatient surgery that typically takes a few hours, and the recovery is usually similar to what one experiences following a vasectomy (although the incision may be a bit longer). Success rates can range from 75-95% in most cases, depending on certain factors. In your case, I would expect a good chance of success because your vasectomy was done less than ten years ago. Ask your primary care doctor for a referral to a local urologist who has expertise in infertility, and make sure he or she is experienced in microscopic surgery. ...Read more

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I have severe endometriosis, one ovary removed, want to get pregnant. Is there a way to test my fertility before hubby reverses vasectomy? Chances low?

I have severe endometriosis, one ovary removed, want to get pregnant. Is there a way to test my fertility before hubby reverses vasectomy? Chances low?

Bad Odds: Oh wow! My first question is how long has your husband had a vasectomy? If longer than 5 years, significant antibodies are produced immobilizing the sperm and making him effectively infertile. Only might icsi/ivf help in which case he would not need a reversal, they would just insert a needle and extract a specimen. Also very expensive and low yield. Endometriosis prevents fertilization also. ...Read more

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I haven't had my period in almost two months but my boyfriend had a vasectomy 11yrs ago is it possible to get pregnant or no?

Possible: It's always possible to get pregnant. Home pregnanccy tests generally do not become positive until you are about one week late. If that test is negative, repeat it in one week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had a vasectomy 12 years ago. What the best option for us to get pregnant? Should we try vasectomy reversal? Are we able to do IUI?

Yes. ..: Vasectomy reversal is the known best possible way to make you boyfriend become fertile again so to impregnate you if all the conditions for conception in you are adequate. Also, it is known that obtaining sperms from ejaculated semen is easier (less hassle) than any others such microscopic retrieval from testes or epididymides. For detail, ask your Doc timely. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Is it possible I get pregnant, my fiance has a vasectomy. I had my period in January 1-5 then he came to visit me in Jan 17 then had my period Jan 20-24?

Is it possible I get pregnant, my fiance has a vasectomy. I had my period in January 1-5 then he came to visit me in Jan 17 then had my period Jan 20-24?

Pregnant: This is very unlikely. If you had your period you are not pregnant and not likely to get that way unless your fiance has had a spontaneous reversal or undergoes a surgical reversal of the vasectomy. Of course you could find a sperm donor elsewhere if you choose to become pregnant. ...Read more

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If someone had a vasectomy and has a zero sperm count checked by a doctor...could they get you pregnant?

If someone had a vasectomy and has a zero sperm count checked by a doctor...could they get you pregnant?

No, you can not...: After finding no sperm in post-vasectomy semen, clinically, men after vasectomy are declared to be infertile or sterile. Generally, some 85% of post-vasectomy men will be so in 2 months or after 15 ejaculation. Yet, delayed reconalization (reconnection) of vas still may occur, but extremely rare. So, impregnating fertiel women may take place. Occasionally, DNA testing may be needed for paternity. ...Read more

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My husband had a no scalpel vasectomy ten years ago. We have an active sex life and I have yet to get my period this month. Could I be pregnant?

My husband had a no scalpel vasectomy ten years ago. We have an active sex life and I have yet to get my period this month. Could I be pregnant?

Pregnancy test: If you missed your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
Alternatively you could get a blood test for HCG level that is more sensitive and specific. ...Read more

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Husband had vasectomy but I think I am pregnant?

Husband had vasectomy but I think I am pregnant?

May be...: Vasectomy will not provide an instant contraception so precaution against pregnancy has to continue until post-vasectomy semen exam shows no sperm. Generally, some 85% of post-vasectomy men will have no sperm in semen in 2 months or after 15 ejaculations. Besides, post-vasectomy recanalization (reconnection) of vas does happen to occasional patients. So, ideally, periodic semen exam is advised... ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting someone pregnant after reversal-vasectomy five years after vasectomy?

What are the chances of getting someone pregnant after reversal-vasectomy five years after vasectomy?

Varies: Assuming an excellent surgical anastomoses of the severed vas ends and verified patency post-procedure (sperm cells in ejaculate), about 50% ...Read more

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Chances of getting someone pregnant after four years of having a vasectomy that was cautorized on all ends. Was given the all clear after the procedur?

Chances of getting someone pregnant after four years of having a vasectomy that was cautorized on all ends. Was given the all clear after the procedur?

Rare, but. ..: Very rare, but not impossible since re-canalization of vas after vasectomy usually occurs within 6 months, but may later. In fact, electrocautery has been known to bear the best outcome for male contraception. In doubt, do semen analysis now for confirming if sperms are present in current semen. After childbirth, at times, laboratory sex identification is required. More? Ask doctor timely. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant me and my husband had spilt up and I slept with someone else me and my husband also slept together. The other guy has had. A vasectomy a?

I'm pregnant me and my husband had spilt up and I slept with someone else me and my husband also slept together. The other guy has had. A vasectomy a?

Although unusual...: It is certainly possible to father a child after a vasectomy. Your new partner should schedule a visit with a urologist to have his ejaculate re-examined. In rare cases, healing occurs after the procedure and fertility can be the result. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If I had a vasectomy three years ago and tested clean what are the chances of getting someone pregnant I have not retested since last test three years ago

If I had a vasectomy three years ago and tested clean what are the chances of getting someone pregnant I have not retested since last test three years ago

The: The likelihood is very low but not impossible. About 1 in 400-500 vasectomies fail. If there is a concern, I would submit a semen sample for verification. ...Read more

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If a guy had a vasectomy done 6 years ago what are the chances of getting pregnant?

If a guy had a vasectomy done 6 years ago what are the chances of getting pregnant?

Check out this link.: Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/women/news/20040505/vasectomies-pregnancy-prevention.

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Husband had vasectomy 2 yrs ago. I just had a 2 days very light MC. What are the chances of pregnancy?

Unlikely: Vasectomies are performed to prevent insemination and made to be permanent. While not impossible at this point you should just take a home test and repeat in one week to validate. ...Read more

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Husband had a vasectomy 4 yrs ago, but never went for follow up. What are the possibility that we could become pregnant?

Unlikely: But not impossible if he never was checked. If it's been four years of unprotected sex, you would probably have been pregnant at least once. ...Read more

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Chances of pregnancy while on BCP 3 yrs no missed dose, using condoms, and vasectomy?

Chances of pregnancy while on BCP 3 yrs no missed dose, using condoms, and vasectomy?

Virtually zero: Virtually zero chance of pregnancy given consistent use of BCP, using condoms and vasectomy. No ovulation, no contact no sperm no pregnancy. ...Read more

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No, misunderstanding I am 32 years old. He had vasectomy done 5 years ago. Got a positive pregnancy test?

No, misunderstanding I am 32 years old. He had vasectomy done 5 years ago. Got a positive pregnancy test?

Can retest in 1 week: In rare instances, a woman can get a positive pregnancy test even if her husband had a vasectomy several years ago. She can repeat the pregnancy test after one week, and if it is positive again, she can consult with her Ob-Gyn doctor to find out where the bHCG is coming from. ...Read more

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46 days since last period and boyfriend had a vasectomy years ago 2 pregnant tests read error could I be pregnant i. 40 years old

Not likely: If your boyfriend had a vasectomy it is not likely that you are pregnant. Consider having a pregnancy test done at a doctors office if you continue to get an unreliable result at home. ...Read more

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I had a tubal in 2007 and my boyfriend had a vasectomy in 2007, I am experienceing pregnancy symptoms what could be going on? I have 3 children now.

Check a test: If you are concerned about pregnancy please check a pregnancy test. They are cheap and reliable and available at any pharmacy. It is highly unlikely that you are pregnant given that you have had a tubal ligation and your partner has had a vasectomy. ...Read more

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What is the chance of getting pregnant 1.5 yrs after a successful vasectomy? Sperm count analysis at zero six months ago.

What is the chance of getting pregnant 1.5 yrs after a successful vasectomy? Sperm count analysis at zero six months ago.

See below: If the sperm count checked at a year after the procedure was at zero, pregnancy is not feasible.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more