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What is a Vasectomy?

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11:39PM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

@Edgar Z: There are medical reports that purport that a vasectomy my lead to an increased risk of Prostrate Cancer

11:44AM PDT on Oct 8, 2012

Quicker and easier than female sterilisation, more men should do it after all the work a woman does giving birth, usually several times.

6:31AM PDT on Oct 8, 2012

Thanks for the very informative video.

4:46AM PDT on Oct 8, 2012

Getting a vasectomy was one of the few choices that I never regretted, not for a microsecond.

11:25PM PDT on Oct 7, 2012

I'm with you, Arthur G.

I got a vasectomy after the birth of our second child.

Best decision I ever made. Haven't needed to think about birth control for 12 years and counting.....

They had just the right level of pre-procedure informational movie to watch and I signed a consent form so that they knew you had considered the decision seriously.

10:54PM PDT on Oct 7, 2012

Make them free for all males.

10:44PM PDT on Oct 7, 2012

I hope this will make men less squeamish about it! Thanks!

5:41PM PDT on Oct 7, 2012

It is not a irreversible procedure. I had it done in 1966, at 29 years and father of two kids and in 1987 it was restored as a result of a change in my life (another partner). Of course the reversion is somewhat more complicated as they have to reconnect the "tubes".
In the Netherlands and most European countries it is fully covered by health insurences.
As it should be in other countries as well. Than your spouse does not have to swallow pills or take other measures to avoid pregnancy. Let men take their part of the responsability in avoiding more pregnancies than economically they can bear.

5:23PM PDT on Oct 7, 2012


4:37PM PDT on Oct 7, 2012

I had one. I was sitting with the other candidates, we heard someone grunt. They looked at me and I said, 'That's only when they give you the anesthetic. You won't feel it when they cut it off.' They all turned pale and said, 'CUT IT OFF?'. I said, 'You didn't believe those lies about cutting two little tubes?' They all ran for the door, but it was locked from the other side. We had a great time.

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