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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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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 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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What is the recovery like following a vasectomy?

1 week: Return to full activity including sex in 1 week. Remember, you will still have active sperm for up to 12 weeks after the snip so use protection. ...Read more

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What is the recovery like after a vasectomy? Complications? How successful?

What is the recovery like after a vasectomy? Complications? How successful?

Vasectomy recovery: Usually done friday...Back to work monday....But no big workouts first week back.....Scapel or no scapel is a marketing tool....Bottom line is a small hole is made in the scrotum to get to the vas and cut it....Very common procedure. ...Read more

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For how long does a vasectomy last?

For how long does a vasectomy last?

Vasectomy: it is permanent. can be reversed surgically- varying success. some times fails and can recanalize ...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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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

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How long does it take to do a vasectomy, does it hurt, how does it feel?

How long does it take to do a vasectomy, does it hurt, how does it feel?

Quick ,no,weird: Vasectomies can and are usually done in the office under local anesthesia in less than 20-30 min .Afterwards the area will feel weird, esp after the local has worn off. ...Read more

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