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What are side effects of reversed vasectomy?

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Side effects from a vasectomy are rare, but they can include:

Bleeding in your scrotum. This can lead to painful swelling. To avoid it, be sure to follow your doctor’s orders before and after surgery.

Infection. This is always a possibility with any procedure. If you get one, your doctor will most likely treat it with antibiotics.

Severe or persistent pain. Call your doctor right away if you have pain that doesn’t ease up with over-the-counter medicines.

From: How Can You Reverse a Vasectomy? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Louise Chang on September 09, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 09/09/2018

SOURCES:

NHS Choices: “Can I get a vasectomy reversed?”

Mayo Clinic: “Vasectomy reversal: What you can expect.”

Weill Cornell Medical College: “Microsurgical Vasoepididymostomy.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Vasectomy Reversal: 5 Facts Men Need to Know.”

Men’s Clinic at UCLA: “Vasectomy Reversal.”

Johns Hopkins University: “Vasectomy Reversal.”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on September 09, 2018

SOURCES:

NHS Choices: “Can I get a vasectomy reversed?”

Mayo Clinic: “Vasectomy reversal: What you can expect.”

Weill Cornell Medical College: “Microsurgical Vasoepididymostomy.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Vasectomy Reversal: 5 Facts Men Need to Know.”

Men’s Clinic at UCLA: “Vasectomy Reversal.”

Johns Hopkins University: “Vasectomy Reversal.”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on September 09, 2018

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