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

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

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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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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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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How long after vasectomy reversal should you wait to be sexually active?

How long after vasectomy reversal should you wait to be sexually active?

Wait for NO pain: To be safe, you need to heal. By the time you have no pain, you should be ok. Good luck! ...Read more

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My husband had a vasectomy reversal May2013.Scar tissue if blocking sperm.Anything we can do to reduce scar tissue so sperm can get through?

My husband had a vasectomy reversal May2013.Scar tissue if blocking sperm.Anything we can do to reduce scar tissue so sperm can get through?

Here are some ...: The reported scenario after vasectomy reversal is not uncommon. Not seeing no sperm in post-reversal semen exam indicates surgical failure. There has been no known drug or way available to "dissolve and disappear" the scar after surgery. The next option for male infertility is redo-vasectomy reversal by more experienced microscopic surgeon before IVF-ICSI, which is time-/money-consuming. Adoption? ...Read more

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What to do if I have a vasectomy reversal fail after 2 years?

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Depend...: What to do after failed vasectomy reversal depends on what you plan for your family. If deciding not to conceive, do nothing but still welcome to get semen exam so to confirm he is sperm-free in semen. If wanting more pregnancy, consider redoing vasectomy reversal or ... by experienced hands. If just wanting more children but not really caring for your own or not, consider adoption. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Can some tell me the cost of haveing vasectomy reversal please ?

Urologist: Talk to your urologist. It varies with procedure and region of the country. ...Read more

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How effective can a vasectomy reversal be 10 years after a vasectomy?

VERY effective!: We recently reported a study of our "older" vasectomy reversals, defined as vasectomies >15 years old. Impressive results. See the link: http://abclocal.Go.Com/kgo/story?Section=news/health&id=8740026. ...Read more

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How do you find the best vasectomy reversal doctors?

Vasectomy reversal: While some may say fellowship training is important, my only requirement is the answer to this simple question....How many did you do last month ? Even some fellowship trained guys do less than one per month....If a guy is doing this type of procedure weekly that is a good sign and i bet he knows his/her own stats instead of giving you average numbers.... ...Read more

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How effective is sperm regeneration after a vasectomy reversal?

How effective is sperm regeneration after a vasectomy reversal?

Very good: In the hands of an experienced Urologist who does micro surgery, there is about 90 % plus chance of sperm return to semen after a vas reversal. Influencing factors can be: time since vasectomy, and age of patient. Even with sperm return, female factors have to be considered in trying to achieve a pregnancy ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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


Dr. Lane Childs
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Vasectomy Reversal (Definition)

A vasectomy can be performed to block the passage of sperm so that during evaluation fluid is released but no sperm. Thus it prevents pregnancy from occurring. It is surgically performed and fairly common and successful. If a man later decides he wants to have children, he has 2 choice. Surgically remove sperm or try to surgically ...Read more