Is it ok to have an erection right after a vasectomy?

Will it cause any harm even though i have no intercourse?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (5)


Answered by John C. McHugh, MD

Having an erection after a vasectomy will do no harm. The vas deferens are affected by ejaculation, not the erection.

Published on Dec 11, 2017

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

Having an erection after a vasectomy will do no harm. The vas deferens are affected by ejaculation, not the erection.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Theodore V. Benderev, MD

An erection normally occurs in most men while sleeping. As long as there is no physical sex or ejaculation, there should be no problems with that immediately after a vasectomy.

Published on Mar 04, 2016

Answered by Theodore V. Benderev, MD (View Profile)

An erection normally occurs in most men while sleeping. As long as there is no physical sex or ejaculation, there should be no problems with that immediately after a vasectomy.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Michael J. Karasis, MD

No it will not

Published on Sep 10, 2015

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Answered by Michael J. Karasis, MD

No it will not

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Larry I. Lipshultz, MD

Erections are inevitable but will not cause any problems with your vasectomy.

Published on Sep 10, 2015

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Answered by Larry I. Lipshultz, MD

Erections are inevitable but will not cause any problems with your vasectomy.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Stephen F. Shaban, MD

It can't undo anything but it may cause you undue discomfort.

Published on Sep 10, 2015

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Answered by Stephen F. Shaban, MD

It can't undo anything but it may cause you undue discomfort.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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