What should I do to prepare for a vasectomy?

In preparing for a vasectomy we recommend patients stop taking all aspirin or blood-thinning products one week prior to your vasectomy. Men should make arrangements to rest, and be off from work for two or three days after the procedure.

How long should you wait before ejaculating after a vasectomy?

You still need to ejaculate after a vasectomy According to the University of Virginia School of Medicine, a doctor will likely advise you to ejaculate at least 20 times or wait about 12 weeks after a vasectomy before having sex (oral, anal, penile vaginal) without a condom or other barrier method.

How do you take care of someone after a vasectomy?

Vasectomy Recovery Tips

  1. Get some rest. Keep your activity to a minimum for at least the first two days, then resume activities as much as you can tolerate them.
  2. Kick your feet up.
  3. Ice your area.
  4. Practice good hygiene.
  5. Wear comfortable clothing.
  6. Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen.

Can I drive myself home after a vasectomy?

Vasectomies are typically complete within 15 to 30 minutes. The surgery is performed under local anesthesia, and you can typically drive yourself home after the procedure. To minimize swelling, you can place an ice pack on the area for eight hours following the surgery.

Does ejaculating hurt after vasectomy?

Your semen quality, amount, and texture won’t change noticeably after a vasectomy. The sensation of ejaculation during an orgasm shouldn’t feel any different at all. You may find that your first few ejaculations after the procedure are uncomfortable. This discomfort will diminish over time.

Does a vasectomy affect taste?

This is because only 3% of the volume of a man’s ejaculate is made up of sperm. So your ejaculate will smell, taste and look the same as before your vasectomy. And no, you will not lose your sexual function! Your sex drive, erection, orgasm, and ejaculation will not be affected by having a vasectomy.