So You Are Thinking About a Vasectomy

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Abstract:

This four-page fact sheet uses a question and answer format to educate people about the vasectomy procedure. It explains that a vasectomy is a safe and effective form of permanent birth control for men, and provides details about the procedure. It discusses the difference between “no scalpel” and classic vasectomy, method efficacy, risks, limitations, advantages, and after care. The document answers frequently asked questions about the procedure, including whether or not there is any effect on sex drive or noticeable changes to semen, what happens to the sperm after a vasectomy, recovery, semen analysis, and communicating with a female physician.

Author(s):
Reproductive Health Access Project
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
11/26/2014
Record Last Updated:
12/5/2016

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