Thursday, November 02, 2017 10:05 AM

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GET A VASECTOMY — AND THEN CHANGE YOUR MIND

You thought you were done having kids, so that vasectomy seemed like a great idea. But now, youre having second thoughts. Is it too late to become a dad again?

You probably think youre out of luck, since vasectomies are considered a permanent form of birth control. But can you reverse a vasectomy?

First, a vasectomy refresher: In the surgical procedure, your doctor will seal or cut the tubescalled the vas deferensthat link your testicles to your urethra. This stops the sperm from getting into your semen. So youll still ejaculate as normal, but there just wont be any sperm in there. That means no swimmers to fertilize her egg, and no baby. (Vasectomies won't protect you from STDS, though. You'd still need a condomfor safe sex.)

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It isnt 100 percent guaranteed, thoughjust ask NFL player Antonio Cromartie, whose wife got pregnant for the second time after his vasectomy. Still, theyre considered the most dependable form of birth control, offering a 1 in 2,000 chance of impregnating a woman post-procedure and recovery.

You should consider a vasectomy a permanent ...

News source: Fox News

See also: Associated Urologists Nashville