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Vasectomy | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

The man will wait in the doctor's office for a short time to make sure there are no immediate negative effects. Men can then go home. Mild pain and swelling in the scrotum are common, but usually quite mild. Over-the-counter pain relievers and ice packs can help with discomfort if present.

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Vasectomy: Home Care and Complications

Author: Stuart Wolf, MD
Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
Date Reviewed: 05/04/01

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