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Is a vasectomy an effective form of birth control? What is the success rate for preventing pregnancy?

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Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Vasectomy is definitely an effective method of birth control.
There are less complications then when a female gets her tubes tied since this is an outpatient procedure. Done correctly and with a test of cure it is close to 100% effective. But you have to be certain you and your wife are done conceiving because it's quite a procedure to reverse it.

In brief: Yes

Vasectomy is definitely an effective method of birth control.
There are less complications then when a female gets her tubes tied since this is an outpatient procedure. Done correctly and with a test of cure it is close to 100% effective. But you have to be certain you and your wife are done conceiving because it's quite a procedure to reverse it.
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