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The Basics of Sperm Aspiration

If you undergo a vasectomy reversal so you can start a family, sperm aspiration could be part of your procedure. Watch this video to learn more about male infertility and how sperm aspiration works. ...
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Dealing with Difficult Pregnancy Questions

Vasectomy reversal and infertility procedures are intensely private affairs. Couples going through these processes often pick and choose who they share information with carefully, but still, they ...
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How Soon Can Sperm Be Present in Semen After the Surgery?

When you undergo vasectomy reversal surgery, it’s normal to be eager to know if the reversal was successful, particularly if you are trying to start a family. There is a high rate of success for ...
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What to Expect from Your Consultation with a Vasectomy Reversal Surgeon

If you are considering a vasectomy reversal, one of the first steps is to have a consultation with a surgeon. A vasectomy reversal surgeon can help you decide if you are a good candidate for the ...
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A Man's Guide to Pregnancy

If you undergo a vasectomy reversal with the goal of starting a family, you may be surprised by some of the changes that occur with your partner during the pregnancy. Just as your vasectomy reversal ...
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Getting Ready for IVF

If you undergo male infertility procedures, including vasectomy reversal, it may then be necessary to have another treatment, such as in vitro fertilization, or IVF, to achieve a pregnancy. IVF can be ...
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Common Risk Factors of Male Infertility

Male infertility is a common problem, particularly among men who are of an older age. Sometimes, male infertility is caused by a medical issue, such as prior trauma to the testicles, undescended ...
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Discussing a Vasectomy Reversal with Your Partner

Vasectomy reversals are minimally invasive procedures, but they are still surgeries nonetheless. It’s important to become a fully informed patient before moving forward with your vasectomy ...
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Should You Become an Older Dad?

There are pros and cons of becoming a parent at any age, but if you feel that you’re ready to nurture a child, being an older adult shouldn’t matter. If male infertility is a concern, ...
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What to Expect from General Anesthesia

General anesthesia is used for many types of surgeries, including vasectomy reversals. This type of anesthesia renders patients completely unconscious so that they do not experience any discomfort or ...
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Possible Causes of Post-Vasectomy Pain Syndrome

It’s often thought that the sole reason for undergoing a vasectomy reversal is to restore fertility and start or grow a family. However, men who have not changed their minds about family ...
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What Men Should Know About IVF

Some men initially resist the idea of trying in vitro fertilization (IVF) because it can sometimes feel emasculating to admit that infertility is an issue. Others may assume that assisted reproduction ...
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After Your Vasectomy Reversal

Most men who undergo vasectomy reversals report that the recovery isn’t as uncomfortable as they had imagined. However, it’s still important to carefully follow the post-operative ...
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Common Concerns Women Have About Vasectomy Reversals

Sometimes, male infertility occurs by choice. If your significant other previously had a vasectomy, but now both of you want to have a child, there are other options available than adoption. It may ...
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Choosing the Right Anesthesia for Your Reversal

When planning your vasectomy reversal, one important decision your surgeon will discuss with you is anesthesia. Dr. Green makes choices about anesthesia on a case-by-case basis, depending on the ...
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Starting a Family After a Vasectomy Reversal

The motivation to start or grow a family is what leads most patients to seek a vasectomy reversal. Although vasectomy reversals can be extremely effective, there are many other things to consider when ...
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Exploring Sperm Retrieval Techniques

When determining the appropriate sperm retrieval technique to use for a patient, the first thing your doctor will determine is if your inability to conceive is caused by a low sperm count or by a ...
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Determining if Your Vasectomy Reversal Was Successful

Vasectomy reversal success rates depend on a wide range of factors, including time since the original vasectomy procedure. When you schedule a vasectomy reversal at the Center for Vasectomy Reversal, ...
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Making the Decision to Have a Vasectomy Reversal

During a vasectomy, the vas deferens are cut and sealed; because these tiny tubes transport sperm from the testicles to the penis, this process is meant to eliminate the possibility of pregnancy ...
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What to Ask Your Doctor About Your Vasectomy Reversal Options

Vasectomy reversal can restore your ability to have children naturally with your spouse. If you are considering this procedure, it’s important to discuss your options with your vasectomy ...
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IVF 101

In vitro fertilization, or IVF, can help you and your spouse conceive if female or male infertility is affecting your ability to have a child. This procedure may also be recommended if you have ...
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Sperm Retrieval Using the MESA Procedure

In-vitro fertilization is one of many infertility procedures that can help couples suffering from female or male infertility conceive a child. Microscopic epididymal sperm aspiration, or MESA, is a ...
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How Long Is Too Long to Wait for Vasectomy Reversal?

The sooner a vasectomy reversal is performed after the original surgery, the better the chances are of successfully conceiving a child. The best success rates are generally seen if the vasectomy ...
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Understanding the Recovery Process for Vasectomy Reversal Surgery

A vasectomy reversal usually takes a few hours to perform and it can be done on an outpatient basis. This means that you should not expect to stay overnight in a hospital. Before having a vasectomy ...
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Understanding Anti-Sperm Antibodies

Male infertility has many possible causes, including some voluntary causes as with the case of a vasectomy. Sometimes, male infertility is attributed to anti-sperm antibodies. These antibodies are ...
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