A 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 or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
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: March 14, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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