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How Long After A Vasectomy Is It Normal To Feel Pain
Vas recovery: First few days may need pain meds...Sore for a week...Back in. ...Read more
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
11d post vasectomy. Alternating percocet, Advil (ibuprofen) 400mg, & taking herbal baths (uva ursi, marigold, witch hazel). Is pain/swelling normal for this long?
Highly variable...: Post-vasectomy pain/swelling varies greatly from virtually painless with no swelling to severely painful with a huge swelling; the degree and frequency of such wide variation seems reflecting surgeons' skill. . Nonetheless, such situation is acceptable as long as improving surely ; slowly day by day. How long does it take to resolve? Occasionally, maybe up to 2-4 weeks. So, wait and see, ; ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Where the vas were cut. Usual one on each side. It may take weeks to go away ...Read more
No: The recovery time is fairly short, especially if a no-scalpel vasectomy is performed. I recommend about 2 to 3 days of no strenuous activity and then slowly begin normal activities as tolerated. Usually, only tylenol (acetaminophen) is all that is needed during the recovery phase. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here ...: Precaution against pregnancy after vasectomy should continue until pos-vas semen exam shows no sperm. Generally, some 85% of men will have no sperm in their semen some 2 months or 15 ejaculations after vasectomy. So, it becomes permanent after no more sperm in semen; but, occasionally, post-vasectomy vas-reconnection may happen in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 weeks: Complete healing happens by 6 weeks or thereabouts. ...Read more
Several reasons: The male genitalia as an excellent blood supply and so almost all injuries heal fairly quickly. Things that prevent healing are persistent foreign bodies such as a vasectomy clip too close to the surface and is being pushed out through natural healing, or a suture that is not absorbing as fast as expected. If this persist, the area may need to be re-excised and closed again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be. : Recovery from the inflammation caused during a vasectomy can last a while. Recovery time could increase if there was any bleeding or hematoma formation. This usually resolves with time. You should watch out for increasing pain, swelling, redness, fever, or heat, which could signify an infection and should be evaluated and treated. Communicate with your urologist & follow symptoms closely. ...Read more
My husband had a vasectomy in May 14 & was getting pain while ejacuating untill 2 months ago when it stopped is it normal for to all of a sudden stop?
Possible: There has to be time for healing from the procedure. It is good there are no issues now ...Read more
Here are some ...: Both vasectomy and urinary issues are independent - not related. To sort these two out, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, and progress of symptoms over time to Doc for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx timely. ...Read more
When evaluating whether to get a vasectomy, what are the possible short/medium/long term side effects or risks?
Minimal: Vasectomy is the most definitive, safest birth control option for couples done having kids. It's a 10-15 min procedure that will leave you sore for a few days. Rarely, men will have chronic pain, worse swelling and evenore rarer, persistent sperm. It is reversible with high success rates if you seek out a well trained micro surgeon. ...Read more
A week: Usually a weekend of minimal activity is sufficient rest after a vasectomy. But for people who are really athletic, i advise at least a week off heavy exercise. The rare guy that has real trouble after a vasectomy is the one that does too much too soon. If you exercise too soon, you risk bleeding into the scrotum and prolonging your recovery substantially. http://rasvas.com/faq. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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