Vasectomy???? What is that?
I know most of you are confused. Just like you, I was in “what” mode when I had first heard of it. In our society, we hardly think about ‘men’ when it comes to birth control (apart from condom use of course!). Often birth control conversations are limited to women only, and it is assumed there is not much that men can offer.
There are ways a man can ensure that chances of him getting someone pregnant be drastically reduced and one of those ways is: Vasectomy.
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So what really happens in Vasectomy?
Surgery on man parts is not something that will make many get excited for sure! For those who don’t know, Vasectomy is the surgical procedure for male sterilization.
Don’t panic by the word ‘surgery’. It is less risky than the Tubectomy (Female sterilization) and it is just a 10 -20 minutes procedure.
Well, the downside is that, after the procedure, you will have to avoid sexual activity for a week (sorry all).
Vasectomy is very effective compared to the rubber way that most men opt for birth control. In fact,it is a permanent surgical procedure and should be used as a long term option.
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What will not happen due to vasectomy?
It will not affect the MAN IN YOU! It never affects sexual functioning as the penis does not undergo any ‘cut and stitch’ in the procedure. The procedure also does not affect your hormone levels. Your sex drive, erection, ejaculation will all be the same as before, the only exception being you will no longer have sperms in your ejaculate.
The procedure does not affect your sperm production. It just keeps sperms from coming out through the penis. But where do all the sperms go then you might wonder! Well, the sperms are eventually reabsorbed in the body.
However, there is a teeny tiny volume problem. According to medical professionals, there will be a 10% drop in the volume of the fluid during ejaculation. But trust me- you won’t notice.
For staying safe from contracting any Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) or Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), Vasectomy is not the choice. The good old condom is the only option you have. And of course abstinence! But who opts out of sex when you know you want sex?
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If you are sure of not wanting children and has sex only with trusted partners, then Vasectomy is for you. Enjoy sex without the fear of pregnancy, STDs and STIs!
Sex as Home Work?
And guys, do you like sex as homework? Well, this is for you then! Before Vasectomy can be done, men are supposed to ejaculate 20- 25 times prior to the procedure to make sure there are no sperms left in the reproductive tubes. Time to set up a sex tally then!
And your women will appreciate you because normally in a relationship, contraceptive decisions and actions tend to fall on a woman.
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Isn’t it great to share the responsibilities and balance your life with your partner? So long as you have a committed partner, a successful vasectomy allows for an incredible level of sexual freedom.
No more wondering whether she took her pill or if the condom broke.
No more late-night runs for pregnancy test kits because she feels a little off.
This is the safest way to put concerns about an “oops baby” to rest.
Thanks to all the superheroes who underwent Vasectomy. There are too many people in the world, we are overcrowded, running out of water and land, creating tonnes of waste. Your decision to have a Vasectomy can prevent unplanned pregnancies and, at an individual level, that is a major contribution to cutting down on the pressure which the humankind is putting on the Earth.
I hope Vasectomy should have a place in the To-Do list of all the men!
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