Should I be concerned with the bruise on my penis after vasectomy?

I had a no-scalpel vasectomy yesterday. The procedure was fine and my surgical site is closed. I’m mostly ok, except there’s a bruise (not painful to the touch) on the right side of my penis, far away from the surgical site. Everything I read and was advised by the doctor talks about bleeding or bruising around the site or in the testicles, so this one threw me off. It’s not painful, just wondering if it should be cause for a follow-up.

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (2)


Answered by John C. McHugh, MD

This is very common and not a concern. A small amount of bleeding under the skin can track along tissue planes and make a superficial bruise. This will quickly resolve in most cases.

Published on Nov 11, 2018

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

This is very common and not a concern. A small amount of bleeding under the skin can track along tissue planes and make a superficial bruise. This will quickly resolve in most cases.

Published on Nov 11, 2018


Answered by Naresh Parajuli, MBBS, FRACGP

No, the bruise may fade away in 2-3 weeks.

Published on Nov 06, 2018

Answered by Naresh Parajuli, MBBS, FRACGP (View Profile)

No, the bruise may fade away in 2-3 weeks.

Published on Nov 06, 2018


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