Top
10
Doctor insights on: How Common Is Pregnancy After Vasectomy

Share
Dr. James Lin
307 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Since a vasectomy isn't 100% at preventing unintended pregnancies would a caudual epididymectomy be more effective?

Since a vasectomy isn't 100% at preventing unintended pregnancies would a caudual epididymectomy be more effective?

Probably not: If you have no sperm in your ejaculate after vasectomy, there is almost no chance of impregnating a female. There is a slight chance of the vas reconnecting after a vas. To be safe you could do a sperm count in a year. ...Read more

3

3
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

4

4
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.

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

9

9
Why don't doctors encourage mass vasectomy programs for young men to prevent teenage pregnancy?

Why don't doctors encourage mass vasectomy programs for young men to prevent teenage pregnancy?

Your kidding right ?: Reversal of this procedure,even with the best surgeons, is unsuccessful in a significant number of cases. To be helpful, the age group from 14-30 would be the primary target.Parents would not agree to do so for the teens, and the young adults would run the other way if approached. In short we can't get dog owners to neuter their pets, and we wouldn't get any takers for this idea either. ...Read more

10

10
Hi im 30 yr old I have always had regular periods but suddenly they stopped two months ago negative pregnancy test . Hubby had vasectomy please help x?

Hi im 30 yr old I have always had regular periods but suddenly they stopped two months ago negative pregnancy test . Hubby had vasectomy please help x?

No periods: If you are not pregnant, you need to see a gyn about your lack of a period for two months. You will need to get some blood tests to check your hormone levels as well as a ultrasound of your ovaries to make sure you have no problem. If there is a problem, those tests can diagnose it and give your gyn a plan to resolve your issue of having no periods. Your husband's vasectomy is of no consequence. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
11 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more