Yes, but the pain is very minimal. Once the effect of anesthesia administered during surgery starts decreasing, the pain can be felt. A vasectomy is one of the most important & effective forms of birth control for men. It is a permanent procedure. So, making a well-informed decision is absolutely important.
There are two options of vasectomy procedure: the incision method and the no incision method. A section of each tube is removed, the ends are cauterized and are tied up at each of the ends with stitches. The other method has no incisions which involves less bleeding and no stitches. Therefore, the duration of recovery time is reduced with minimal scarring. Getting long rest and ignore heavy lifting speeds along recovery as well. Finally, icing your scrotum will give the patient relief. Getting a vasectomy is a huge decision, so age certainly comes up in the decision-making process. Doctors will always take into consideration your age before giving you the green light for a vasectomy. It is largely because it’s permanent since reversal isn’t easy. However, it is possible to get a vasectomy in your initial twenties. Vasectomies are over 99% effective and a permanent family planning solution.
Its an easy and quick procedure compared to the complicated female sterilization process. One may have less pain, may feel uncomfortable initially and sensitivity for a few days. Most of the symptoms are gone within 7 days of recovery.
The procedure involves giving a local anesthetic to numb the scrotum. After that, the doctor will make a very small puncture hole on one side of your scrotum and pull external part of the vas deferens on that side. One may feel some tugging and pulling.