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I had a vasectomy after sex now my balls ache why ?

I had a vasectomy after sex now my balls ache why ?

Possible...: Besides being scar-related for post-vasectomy pain, it's real reason is largely unclear. Conceptually, embedded nerve-ending in the scar may be more sensitive to muscle contraction of vas at orgasm. The mild pain/ache may happen to up to 15-20% with severe pain up to 1-2 %. ...Read more

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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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Can a vasectomy fail after 25 years?

Unlikely ,may happen: Once vasectomy is done the sperm is blocked can not travel , as the vas or the sperm duct was cut, in a very rare instances will get reattaches . If you have want to find out get a sperm count done should not show any in the count. ...Read more

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I recently had a vasectomy and after i was icing my genitalia and a few days after the skin on tip of penis started pealing leaving extreme pain, raw?

I recently had a vasectomy and after i was icing my genitalia and a few days after the skin on tip of penis started pealing leaving extreme pain, raw?

Frostbite vs. Drugs: If, when you iced your scrotum, you accidentally allowed the head of the penis to come directly in contact with the ice, you may have caused a 1st degree "burn". This would, like a sunburn, lead to peeling and rawness. However, sometimes when you are on new meds you can have a reaction that can cause skin peeling, though usually not so specific. Apply antibiotic ointment; urologist if not better. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has infection after vasectomy?

2-3percent: 2-3 percent of surgeries could unfortunately have outcome with wound infection. Hopefully your friend is under care of physician and will get better. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant 2 months after vasectomy?

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

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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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What are the chances of having a child after vasectomy reversal?

Depends: The length of time elapsed after the vasectomy plays a large role in return to sperm after vas reversal. If >10yrs, there is a low chance of sperm presence in reversed tubes. Also, skill of the practitioner plays a large role in the success of the tubes staying open after the procedure ...Read more