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What happens during a vasectomy reversal?

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During a vasectomy, your doctor cuts or blocks the tubes, called the vas deferens, which carry sperm from your testes to your penis. In a vasectomy reversal, your doctor has to rejoin these tubes back together so that sperm can reach the semen you ejaculate during orgasm.

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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