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Vasectomy - any advice?

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s2sol

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838 posts

78 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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I'm going to get done next Friday, and I've just had a 15 minute telephone consultation that appeared to be tailored to scare my balls back up.

I'd appreciate as many reports as possible of trouble free, no hassle during or after procedures as possible. I don't see the need for any pics, thanks.

MacGee

2,484 posts

137 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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and I had loads of nice piccies of my scrot!!!! I say bks to that!

MacGee

2,484 posts

137 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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I had mine done under LA....thank God it worked as not very nice......sounded like fried eggs on a pan!!!

Rick101

3,772 posts

57 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Get yourself a bag of frozen peas and the lord of the rings trilogy (extended edition).

slinky

15,704 posts

156 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Done on LA, no issues.. For reference, the second side application of anaesthesia will hurt more than the first, but that's the worst of the pain over and done with..
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s2sol

Original Poster:

838 posts

78 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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MacGee said:
.sounded like fried eggs on a pan!!!
Thanks very much for that! Sonething to look forward to.

Happy82

7,883 posts

76 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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tongue out

Fozziebear

1,066 posts

47 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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As above, 2nd side hurt like hell. Shave the area yourself, but they will give it a blast too. Just chill and chat. Biscuits and coffee was great after. I managed to get training a week after, which cured the boredom!

Davel

8,263 posts

165 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Shave yourself and don't go on a bicycle.

The jabs were unpleasant but after that all was fine.

As said already, frozen peas are your friend!

May get a bit of swelling but nothing at all to worry about.

All over very quickly.

sparkyhx

2,955 posts

111 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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injections are the worst - the rest is just 'uncomfortable' nothing more

pherlopolus

1,170 posts

65 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Worst thing for me was the lower abdominal pain, oh and catching the stitches a week later...

LA and sedated. The sizzle and smell were amusing as they burnt the tubes

Hoofy

62,120 posts

189 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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LA? Clever. It starts as local but you induce general...

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Frijj

12 posts

46 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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As has been said, initial injections the worst bit, unless you decide to use veet or other hair removal cream, don't, it burns, stick to shaving. Afterwards make sure you don't over do it. In my case a weeks 'rest' turned into 2 weeks because i started training again too soon.

Zingari

769 posts

80 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Keep your socks on as your toes will curl when they start wink

timberman

291 posts

122 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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I got done about 6 years ago at local gp
Decided to shave myself only to be told there was no longer any need for that curse
Went with LA which as others have mentioned was worst bit, a couple of quick incisions, slight smell of burning as the laser went to work and job done.



Hoofy

62,120 posts

189 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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timberman said:
I got done about 6 years ago at local gp
Decided to shave myself only to be told there was no longer any need for that curse
Went with LA which as others have mentioned was worst bit, a couple of quick incisions, slight smell of burning as the laser went to work and job done.
http://youtu.be/U1TmeBd9338

williamp

14,283 posts

180 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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I also understand its worth getting some close fitting underwear. You want support and keeping in place, not allowed to swing and sway

ducgas

112 posts

47 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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The smell of singeing and smoke from your balls was slightly concerning! but over and done with very quickly. Just keep out of the way after, it's surprising how a slight nudge in the nether regions from the kids jumping on you could cause major concern!! go for it, you know it makes sense.

Soft Top

1,322 posts

125 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Really nothing to it. As said the injections are the worst bit but absolutely nothing like as bad as you might think. No worse than getting an injection in the arm.

Do be prepared for the smell as they do a lot very quickly and the whole place smells of burning flesh but not a big deal if you know about it before hand.

I had little swelling, bruising or pain but this was probably a bad thing. As suggested take to the couch and relax. I went out for dinner that night, (walked round to friends), and then continued as normal the next day but this was a bad idea! Mid the next week after doing even more of what is suggested not to I was a bit more swollen and a bit uncomfortable.

My best advice is that even if all feels good that you should rest up and take it easy for the rest of the day and the next one. I am not one of those people who find this easy and I regret it!

JumboBeef

3,361 posts

84 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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A slightly different angle.....

Make sure your relationship is perfect. Really perfect. I know someone (not me!) who had the snip, only for their relationship to fail later and then for them to met a new perfect woman, who is desperate for kids.....