Vasectomy (male sterilization) Is surgical excision of the vas deferens, in which the semen comes from both testes to the penis. Thus, the sperm can not get into the uterus during intercourse to fertilize the egg. The whole procedure takes less than 25 minutes, performed under local anesthesia and is performed through a tiny incision in the scrotum. On the same day man out of home health agencies. Within 2 days after doing the operation is desirable to avoid physical exertion and not wet scrotum to prevent infection.
A week later, you can start having sex, but it should be noted that the ability to fertilize after the surgery still remains for some time. After a vasectomy is recommended to continue to protect themselves for some time (usually 1-1.5 months). Only after how the analysis of the ejaculate (semen) to confirm the absence of sperm in the semen, you can have sex without protection. The man continues to produce sperm, but it remains in the body after about 20 ejaculations sperm finally disappears from the seed.
Vasectomy does not affect libido, erection, ejaculation and orgasm, as the testicles continue to produce testosterone, hormonal balance is maintained. Semen volume also decreases as sperm occupy only about 1% of the volume of ejaculate.
In addition, male sterilization affects the biological age. In some countries, vasectomy is used to rejuvenate the male body, which is probably associated with the activation of hormonal activity of the testes after the intervention.
Currently developed improved methods postoperatively operations that can significantly reduce the number of complications after such surgery.
Remember! Sterilization does not protect against sexually transmitted infections.
It is important that the method can restore male fertility in the first 5 years after the operation at a later time after vasectomy body stops producing sperm full. Therefore, for such a radical solution is better to resort when the children already have, or are not desirable for any serious reasons (serious hereditary diseases). To address the issue of sterilization man must consult a andrologom.