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How long does it take to heal from a hematoma after vasectomy?
After having a vasectomy, I developed a hematoma on the right side. I am on antibiotics and anti-inflammatories. How long does it take to heal? Read more
How soon after a vasectomy can I ejaculate? Will it be painful?
My wife and I have a very healthy sex life. Would it be harmful to masturbate or have her assist with masturbation a few days after my vasectomy? I have no swelling or pain. I’ve been taking Aleve every 12 ho... Read more
I had a vasectomy about a month ago and have ejaculated via masturbation about 20 times. The last 5 times, my semen was discolored. Is this normal?
I had a vasectomy about a month ago and have ejaculated via masturbation about 20 times. The last 5 times, my semen was a light brownish-red or white with 2-5 tiny brown clumps that almost look like small booge... Read more
How do you know whether a vasectomy has failed?
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My husband had a vasectomy 15 years ago before I ever met him. Since then, he found out the doctor who did his surgery was sued for malpractice due to a 95% failure rate. Is there a way to find out, without a s... Read more
I have a lot of swelling 5 days after vasectomy, and the area is extremely painful to touch. What should I do? Is something wrong?
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I have a lot of swelling 5 days after vasectomy, and the area is extremely painful to touch. A light touch where the tube inside was cut feels like a 1,000-pound impact; it is extremely painful. What should I d... Read more
When should I be concerned about pain and swelling post-vasectomy?
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I’m 12 days post-vasectomy. The scalpel, tie off and cauterize method was used. I had bad pain (8-9/10 scale) and swelling for the first 8 days. Scrotal swelling has decreased but the pain is still apparent (... Read more
My doctor nicked a vein during the vasectomy procedure. What is the treatment for this?
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My doctor nicked a vein during the vasectomy procedure. The right side is fine, but the left side is twice the size and hard. I had more pain on the left side during the vasectomy. The doctor said it was normal... Read more
Is it possible to father a child 22 years after a vasectomy?
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I had a vasectomy 22 years ago. My girlfriend recently told me she is pregnant and I am the father. I've already scheduled a semen analysis. Procedure notes indicate a section of vas removed, tied, stapled and ... Read more
I think my vasectomy incision is infected. Do I need to go to the ER or should I wait until Wednesday when my urologist opens?
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I had a vasectomy about 17 days ago. I recently noticed a lump at the incision site. If I press it, white pus comes out. I also noticed yellow and red drainage in my shorts. There is no fever and I feel very li... Read more
I had a vasectomy about a week ago. I still have significant pain. Is this normal?
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The pain locations are at the base of the shaft of my penis, pinpointed on either side, about where the scrotum and pelvis meet. It comes and goes. I also get pain on either testicle (on the right more often th... Read more
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I've had discharge from my penis, which seems to be seminal fluid 7 days post-vasectomy. The discharge today had blood. Is this normal?
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I've had discharge from my penis, which seems to be seminal fluid 7 days post-vasectomy. The discharge today had blood. Is this normal? Read more
If the vas deferens opened on both ends, would it be possible for sperm to jump across and exit the ejaculate without a direct connection?
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I had a vasectomy 27 yrs ago. I cannot feel the hard cauterized tube ends like I used to feel through the skin with my fingers. I might go for a semen analysis. Do the tubes need to be directly re-connected or ... Read more
I have been on medicine for 2 days and my testicle is still rock hard and 3x its normal size. What should I do?
I had a vasectomy 7 days ago. By the time I saw my urologist on post-op day 5, my left testicle was extremely swollen and bruised. He said I have higher than normal bruising/swelling and a varicocele but was no... Read more
Is it necessary to ejaculate before vasectomy?
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Is it necessary to ejaculate before vasectomy? The person I am asking for has been completely celibate for several months and has not ejaculated at all in that time. He is asking if it would be best to do befor... Read more
The clips used during my vasectomy came off. What are the chances my tubes rejoined? Is it possible to get someone pregnant?
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I had a clip come off and exit my ejaculate a few years ago. Despite a negative sperm check, I worry that the ends have rejoined. What are the chances of getting someone pregnant? I should add that I had blood ... Read more
Is it normal to have a “knot” behind one of the testicles after a vasectomy?
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I had a vasectomy 4 days ago. I've since developed a painless knot behind one of my testicles. It is almost perfectly round and about half the size of the testicle. Is this normal? What do you recommend for it?... Read more
My cremaster muscle has been overactive since having a vasectomy. How do I ease the pain?
I have always had a tight cremaster muscle. It's usually hard for doctors to properly examine me. Despite that, my urologist was able to perform a vasectomy under normal local anesthesia. I'm now 5 months post-... Read more
The clamps placed during vasectomy came off and now the amount of cum is the same as before the surgery. Can I get my partner pregnant?
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My vasectomy was 5 years ago; the healing went fine. A couple of years ago, I kept swelling and my balls would turn blue. Went to ER and they did an ultrasound. They said my clamps had almost come completely of... Read more
Am I exhibiting the signs of post-vasectomy infection?
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I'm 5 months post-no-scalpel vasectomy. In the last week, I’ve developed a testicle ache with occasional sharp, burning pain up the vas into the upper groin. It varies in intensity and responds well to heat o... Read more
My clip came off 4 days after vasectomy. Should I be concerned about anything?
My clip came off 4 days after vasectomy. Should I be concerned? I'm worried about what affect the clip could have down there. Read more
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