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Should I Get Vasectomy If Allergic To Latex Condoms
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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
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
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
How likely is it that I could get pregnant after my husband had a vasectomy? I know too many people
Vasectomy effectiv ?: It may take about a month to really have assurance that their sperm count is low after vasectomy. During that period he ( or the couple)must use other methods of pregnancy prevention. The ideal thing is to use other method & check the sperm after the procedure at 3 & 4 months or once after 16 wks. As many as 1 in 100 vasectomies may fail to prevent pregnancy within five years of the vasectomy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Of course,...: Some intraoperative and postoperative pain in or near vasectomy sites. But most of them tolerate well, even virtually "painless". In fact, I have almost never prescribed pain medication after vasectomy for age. Key is: understand and accept the fact - nothing is free but comes with price. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Consider it!: Vasectomy is safer, cheaper, and more effective than a woman getting her tubes blocked/tied. It will not affect a man's sex drive or ability to ejaculate b/c that's dependent on the prostate/seminal vesicles that aren't affected. It's irreversible; ppl who try have limited success. It takes 3 months to make sure the vasectomy worked and is not 100%, but very very close. No needles/scalpels needed! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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