I would like to know if there is any way my boyfriend can get checked to see if his body is till creating sperm after 10 years of having a vasectomy?

My boyfriend got fixed 10 years ago. I would like to know if there is any method of checking to see if his body is still creating sperm, like maybe an injection of some sort. I would like to know so we can start saving up for a reversal instead of the day of the reversal because that would allow us to plan and save to see if we should even bother saving up.

Answers from doctors (3)


More About Doctor John C. McHugh, MD

Published on Apr 19, 2018

Yes, that's an easy one. He can have a semen analysis at your local hospital or go online and order a kit from spermcheck.com.

Answered by John C. McHugh, MD (View Profile)

Yes, that's an easy one. He can have a semen analysis at your local hospital or go online and order a kit from spermcheck.com.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


An at-home sperm count test is an option: https://www.spermcheck.com/

Answered by Mark J. Saslawsky, MD - Memphis Office (View Profile)

An at-home sperm count test is an option: https://www.spermcheck.com/

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS

Published on Apr 17, 2018

Hi, most likely he is still making sperm - that continues on and on for men. However, sperm production will shut down if he is on testosterone or anabolic steroids. Otherwise, there's no real reason to check unless the "history" suggests a potential problem.

Answered by Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS (View Profile)

Hi, most likely he is still making sperm - that continues on and on for men. However, sperm production will shut down if he is on testosterone or anabolic steroids. Otherwise, there's no real reason to check unless the "history" suggests a potential problem.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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