Vasectomy is a form of male sterilization which involves blocking or surgical cutting of the tubes that release sperm from the testicles into the semen.
It is the easiest and safest form of male birth control for those couples who are sure that they do not want more children. In other words, it is the permanent form of male birth control. The procedure does not offer any protection against sexually transmitted diseases.
In the first appointment, the doctor will ask the reasons to choose this form of birth control method and discuss fathering a child in the future.
The doctor will recommend to
Stop taking blood thinning drugs at least 10 days before the surgery
Take proper shower and wash thoroughly the genital area.
Bring an athletic supporter to wear it after the surgery for scrotum support and minimizing swelling.
The patient can go home in a few hours, after the procedure. Swelling and pain are common for 2 to 3 days.
After going home, the doctor will recommend
Supporting the scrotum with a athletic supporter or bandage, for at least 2 days
Applying ice pack for 2 to 3 days
Avoiding swimming and bathing for a few days
Avoiding workout and sexual activity for a 7 to 10 days
Vasectomy usually costs upto INR 10,000 in top Indian hospitals.
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