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Should I Get Vasectomy If Allergic To Latex Condoms
Condom allergy: It's is one option.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I am on antibiotics for pneumonia. Should i abstain from sex with my boyfriend? We don't use condoms normally since he's had a vasectomy.
Hello. : Hello. There is often a concern about antibiotics interfering with birth control pills. However, since he has had a vasectomy that shouldn't be an issue. Are you asking if you will infect your boyfriend or if it is safe for you to have sex? How long have you been on antibiotics? Are you still bringing up mucus from your lungs? Do you still have a fever? Did your doctor make any particular recommendations? ...Read more
What are the chances of pregnancy 1 year after succesfull vasectomy while using condoms and birth control?
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My DH had a vasectomy 2.5 months ago but no sperm count checked yet. Been using condoms and pull out method. Now period is late. Could I be pregnant?
You could be : Generally I check a semen analysis 8 and 12 weeks after a vasectomy and advise to use contraception until there are 2 negative semen analyses. I always council patients that they are not sterile immediately after a vasectomy. So it is possible if you had sex soon after the vasectomy with no protection then possibly you could be pregnant. Your partner should get a semen analysis ...Read more
What is the probability of birth control pills, condoms, and a vasectomy failing at the same time to result in pregnancy?
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Is birth control pills, a successful vasectomy, condoms, and withdrawal method, all used at same time, enough to protect against pregnancy?
Wow : That may get as close to 100% as it can get. ...Read more
Husband vasectomy in dec butshowing active sperm, we've been using condoms to prevent pregnancy. Day 32 & no period, another cause besides pregnancy?
Possibilities: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more
Is birth control pills, condoms, and a vasectomy a good combo of contraceptives to prevent pregnancy?
Contraception : Yes. All 3 of those together are very protective against pregnancy. Generally speaking, pregnancy would not be an issue after a male partner has obtained a vasectomy. This procedure would need reversal in order for pregnancy to occur. When used correctly birth control alone is 99.9% effective. Condoms are about 98% effective when used correctly. ...Read more
Partner had successful vasectomy. Sperm count at zero. I'm on birth control. We use condoms and withdrawal method. Chances of pregnancy?
No sperm: No sperm, no pregnancy possible. The main reason to continue using condoms is to protect against STDs. Birth control pills are 99% protective against pregnancy. Withdrawal method unnecessary given partner has had a vasectomy, you are on birth control pills and you are using condoms. ...Read more
We had sex using a condom w/spermicidal lubricant, had a vasectomy 7 months ago. I had my period on schedule 1 wk later a pink discharge cld i b preg?
No legal age limit.: There has been no legal age limitation although traditional thought to have children before vasectomy continues exerting its influence to many people's mind. That is understandable, but carries no legal weight to preclude vasectomy. So, it can be done for teens if ... Or for the elderly to prevent epididymitis... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vasectomy?: If you are sure that you want no children, you can have a vasectomy at 22. You may find it hard to find a urologist who will perform the procedure, however. After the vasectomy, you will not be able to father a child and you will still need to use a condom to prevent any sexually transmitted disease. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes,...: Yes, it can be done after being well counseled and under informed consent. Of note, vasectomy costs much less and vasectomy reversal costs a fortune, and usually health insurance either refuses to pay or very reluctant to cover it. So, be aware of it beforehand. Medically, it's safe as far as studies could tell. ...Read more
Possible...: The safety & effectiveness after vasectomy can be claimed only after post-vas semen exam shows no sperm. Largely, some 85% of post-vas men will be sperm-free after 15 ejaculations or in months; despite claimed sperm-free, post-vas recanalization does still occur. Despite stressing these important post-vas F/U, still less than 45% of patients would follow post-vas instruction to get post-vas semen. ...Read more
These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more
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