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For what reasons will a straight man get a vasectomy?

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Dr. Lane Childs
Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Birth control

Am i missing something here? Vasectomy is a surgical form of male birth control - it renders a man sterile.
Sterile men can no longer father children, but they can be sexually active, have erections, etc.

In brief: Birth control

Am i missing something here? Vasectomy is a surgical form of male birth control - it renders a man sterile.
Sterile men can no longer father children, but they can be sexually active, have erections, etc.
Dr. Lane Childs
Dr. Lane Childs
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Done w/ having kids

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!

In brief: Done w/ having kids

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!
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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