Is there any association with vasectomy and lower back soreness/stiffness?

I had my vasectomy about 2.5 weeks ago with little to no issues, other than Dr having a harder time finding right side vas. I’ve noticed though, since around this time, my lower back is sore and stiff. I’ve been a little paranoid in reading horror stories online, which I probably shouldn’t have. Could be coincidental. It’s not really painful, but I was curious if there’s any potential connection there.

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (2)


Answered by John C. McHugh, MD

The overwhelming likelihood is that the back pain is unrelated. If the testicles and scrotum feel and appear normal to you, then the back pain is musculoskeletal in nature. As always, if it persists, see your doctor.

Published on Apr 12, 2019

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

The overwhelming likelihood is that the back pain is unrelated. If the testicles and scrotum feel and appear normal to you, then the back pain is musculoskeletal in nature. As always, if it persists, see your doctor.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS

More than likely coincidental--no anatomical connection. Hope this helps and your back feels better.

Published on Apr 11, 2019

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

More than likely coincidental--no anatomical connection. Hope this helps and your back feels better.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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