vasectomy reversal lets a man father a child after a
vasectomy. The doctor makes two small cuts (incisions) on
both sides of the scrotum. Then he or she joins the two ends of the
tube called the vas deferens. Sperm can now move through this tube to the penis.
You may go back to work
or your normal routine in 1 week. Lie
down as much as you can for the next week.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all
appointments, and call your doctor if you are having problems. It's also a good
idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you
Surgery can be
stressful. This information will help you understand what you can expect. And it will help you safely prepare for surgery.
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Current as of:
May 24, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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