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How long after a vasectomy is it normal to feel pain?

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

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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I have swollen testical after vasectomy. Is this normal? How long does it last?

I have swollen testical after vasectomy. Is this normal? How long does it last?

Swelling: Bleeding can occur after vasectomy, depending on severity it can resolve in a few days to several weeks. Infection or inflammation can occur that may require bed rest, nsaids or antibiotics. Talk to the surgeon, he should be able to help you.. ...Read more

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11d post vasectomy. Alternating percocet, Advil (ibuprofen) 400mg, & taking herbal baths (uva ursi, marigold, witch hazel). Is pain/swelling normal for this long?

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 more

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For how long does a vasectomy last?

It takes...: It can be done as short as 5-10 minutes or as long as 2-3 hours; it depends on various factors but with surgeon" personal skill as being most important. On average, it is probably some 20-30 minutes; not bad, it is done while you awake. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery from a vasectomy?

How long is the recovery from a vasectomy?

2 days: Most men are ready to return to normal activities after 2 to 3 days of rest. If the procedure is done on a friday, they can be back at an office job on monday. They should avoid heavy lifting, manual labor, or sex for at least a week. ...Read more

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Is there a long recovery after the vasectomy?

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 more

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How long is it before a vasectomy becomes permanant?

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 more

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A month after a vasectomy, i still have a wound. Is this normal?

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 more

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