Is it normal for the base of my penis to get stitched up after a vasectomy? Once erected the stitches are on my penis.

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Answered by John C. McHugh, MD

The vasectomy opening is at the penoscrotal junction. This area is near the under-surface of the penis, where it joins the scrotum. So, yes, it can be normal for the skin to shift upward as a result of an erection. The procedure was done in the scrotum but the skin can move over the spot of the procedure, giving the appearance that the opening is higher.

Published on Jan 19, 2019

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

The vasectomy opening is at the penoscrotal junction. This area is near the under-surface of the penis, where it joins the scrotum. So, yes, it can be normal for the skin to shift upward as a result of an erection. The procedure was done in the scrotum but the skin can move over the spot of the procedure, giving the appearance that the opening is higher.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Michael J. Karasis, MD

This would require a brief examination for a good answer to your question. ------------- Dr. Karasis, - Urologist

Published on Jun 15, 2015

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Answered by Michael J. Karasis, MD

This would require a brief examination for a good answer to your question. ------------- Dr. Karasis, - Urologist

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Russel H. Williams, MD

It's very unusual for the vasectomy site to effect erections or the contour of the penis. It seems like a band has formed causing a pull on the base of the penis. This can be fixed.
Russel Williams,MD
Houston

Published on Jun 15, 2015

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Answered by Russel H. Williams, MD

It's very unusual for the vasectomy site to effect erections or the contour of the penis. It seems like a band has formed causing a pull on the base of the penis. This can be fixed.
Russel Williams,MD
Houston

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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