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)


More About Doctor John C. McHugh, MD

Published on Apr 12, 2019

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.

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


More About Doctor Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS

Published on Apr 11, 2019

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

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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