|Discussion in 'All Categories' started by Sonal Acharya - Dec 12th, 2012 11:57 am.|
|Dear Dr Mishra
I am Sonal Acharya. My husband wants to get vasectomy done as we have cmpleted our family. I want to know how safe this surgery is?
re: Vasectomy for male sterilization by Dr J S Chowhan - Dec 12th, 2012 12:05 pm
Dr J S Chowhan
|Dear Mrs Acharya
your husband is taken a very good decesion to get this surgery done. Vasectomy can be a surgery directed at setting up a man sterile by dividing the tubes vas deferens that carry the sperm in the testes. This is a permanent type of contraception. It is more reliable and safer than tubal ligation. Surgery can be to reverse vasectomy though the results are not guaranteed. It may be performed either under general anaesthesia or with local anaesthetic. your husbandr skin is split inside the scrotum and also the vas deferens is delivered to the skin surface. The vas deferens is divided and also the ends cauterized along with layer of tissue is positioned involving the two ends. Stitches are then used to close skin split.
After your husband vasectomy he will learn swelling and mild bruising from the scrotum, having a variable a higher level discomfort or pain. That is to become expected and will naturally resolve over the next 7-10 days. your husband may require medications such as Panadol or Panadeine, which can be purchased doc. your husband may obtain a prescription for antibiotics, please start the course within a day because the vasectomy. Please avoid Aspirin or Disprin. Tramadol is really a strong prescription prescribed analgesic to be used initial 48hrs. Avoid strenuous activity/sport to the first week. Generally 1-3 slow days work after vasectomy is sufficient, but this will change with individual circumstances. Rest acquainted with your husbandr legs on a sofa because this will reduce scrotal swelling and discomfort. In the event your husband demand a medical certificate, please either make me aware prior to leaving hospital, or telephone my secretary.
your husband might resume sexual practice when comfortable, but please remember about to catch considered infertile till your husband have achieved a zero sperm count. So that your husband can promote an effortless post operative recovery please keep the scrotal area clean, dry and well supported. your husband ought to shower normally, but dont soak from the bath, dab the scrotum dry with a clean towel, and insert a non adherent dressing for example Melolin inside supportive underwear. It really is good for wear the dressing and briefs in the evening as well for that first few days. The little plastic sticker dressing may be completely removed the next day your husbandr vasectomy.
your husband skin layer sutures are soluble and may simply fallout after 10-14 days, where time skin will be firmly healed. In the event the sutures don't drop out they'll need removal by either your husbandr GP or myself. Because the swelling subsides your husband may feel a little lump in the vasectomy site - that's where the ends in the vas tube happen to be tied off, and isn't an underlying cause for concern. Wound infection is uncommon after vasectomy, particularly if local hygiene and antibiotics are carefully attended.
However, in the event your husband notice redness, swelling and/or wound drainage of yellow fluid, please contact either myself or perhaps your husband local doctor. your husband happen to be advised to provide a semen sample for sperm count test once your husband have recorded at least 15 ejaculations when of one's vasectomy. A pathology request form and specimen container ought to be taken with your husband if your husband leave Day Surgery. Collect the whole sample by using masturbation. Other methods, such as interruption of intercourse or utilization of condoms are not suitable because there can be quite a loss of the 1st area of the specimen. Collect the specimen in the specially provided container. DO NOT expose the container to extremes of temperature after or before specimen collection.
Please do not hesitate if your husband have any other quesry.
Dr J S Chowhan
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