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DH being snipped tomorrow, what to expect?

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codandchipstwice Tue 25-Mar-14 08:02:50

luckily just under local at our docs, but obviously get cab back after (I can't drive). got massive Ocado full of snacks coming so when I go back to work he won't starve, but how long it's it really site for? can they get up to per, no idea? He taking it very seriously,I trying to refrain from the of all the things I've gone through line but v hard not to.

Finally, aubergine, really?

Thanks

CoilRegret Tue 25-Mar-14 08:06:21

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codandchipstwice Tue 25-Mar-14 08:22:44

Blimey - was typing that blind on phone - have pasted below without typos:

luckily just under local at our docs, but obviously get cab back after (I can't drive). got massive Ocado full of snacks coming so when I go back to work he won't starve, but how long it's it really sore for? can they get up to pee, no idea? He taking it very seriously,I trying to refrain from the of all the things I've gone through line but v hard not to.

Finally, aubergine, really?

Thanks

and CoilRegret lol at the 30 - I'll have probably gone through the menopause before we get to that number!

CoilRegret Tue 25-Mar-14 08:25:00

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codandchipstwice Tue 25-Mar-14 08:28:37

See there is a part of me that would rather help than him using other materials (IYGWIM) but seeing as we're lucky if we manage twice a week it will be taking us some time!

I think he has to hand his samples over to the receptionist in person, I am not sure what is worse . .

CoilRegret Tue 25-Mar-14 08:32:21

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codandchipstwice Tue 25-Mar-14 08:36:32

TWICE A DAY!! I barely have the energy to go to the loo twice a day! We also have 3 kids and have had many accidental pregnancies too (along with MOP) so this is rather belt and braces rather than we're at it a lot

I am seriously in awe . .

CoilRegret Tue 25-Mar-14 08:39:01

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codandchipstwice Tue 25-Mar-14 08:42:47

Erm - cold shower?? Ow to your sensitivities

CoilRegret Tue 25-Mar-14 09:33:13

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sheilafisher Tue 25-Mar-14 09:37:48

DH sent me out to the local sport shop for an "athletic support" after his. The young chap who served me took great delight in shouting to the other end of the shop "Oi Dave, can you get the lady a jock strap please mate". blushblushblush

DH was in more pain than any mad had been in the history of the universe apparently. and got absolutely no sympathy

sheilafisher Tue 25-Mar-14 09:38:20

man…though he was a little mad too.

Ploppy16 Tue 25-Mar-14 09:44:58

I thought my DH was in the most pain ever!! He made sure he had a supply of by tight pants for the days following and stairs/doorsteps were an immediate issue without pain relief. I think he peed fine, it was just getting to the loo in the first place that became a problem (steep stairs).
Sounds icky but watch out for any strange smell from that area. He got an infection about 5 days afterwards and it really stank.

have4goneinsane Tue 25-Mar-14 09:45:57

he'll be swollen and sore for a few days - DH didn't really move for about 2 days, but after that was fairly OK, apparently it was more comfortable when the toddler didn't jump on his lap shock

apparently supportive underwear did help and he only needed panadol

Capitola Tue 25-Mar-14 09:48:10

Mine was not in pain, but ignored the advice to not play sport for a week or so and played cricket 1 or 2 days later.

As a result, he looked like this.

meditrina Tue 25-Mar-14 09:55:13

For most men it's straightforward, and localised swelling/soreness settles in a few days with only OTC painkillers if required.

If there are complications, all bets are off.

Tight pants really helps (according to DH).

codandchipstwice Tue 25-Mar-14 09:58:44

Lol - keep em coming - am at work furtively checking thread - you are really cheering me up (although making me nervous that he has not taken the support issue seriously enough!)

PseudoBadger Tue 25-Mar-14 10:03:17

Really right pants, as in 2 sizes smaller than normal are what my DP was recommended. His weren't tight enough and he suffered. He got a blood clot. I'm sure he's fine now but I haven't had the energy to ask recently...

meditrina Tue 25-Mar-14 10:03:53

Some men are really horny post op (extra blood in the area?) but it might be better if first try out is a wank (so he is in total control of the timing).

After that, it's a mixture of both time elapsed and number of ejaculations until the all clear. Don't abandon other contraception until the all clear - about half the 'fail' rate is in the first 6 months and attributed to the tubing not being properly clear.

CoilRegret Tue 25-Mar-14 10:12:51

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laregina Tue 25-Mar-14 10:23:16

Arnica tablets all the way - you can get them from the chemist and they really help with bruised/swollen bits smile.

JuniperTisane Tue 25-Mar-14 10:26:36

<keeps quiet about DH's aborted procedure>

codandchipstwice Tue 25-Mar-14 10:29:30

Do tell JuniperTisane - he has been offered valium - I would take anything if it were me but he just going to take ibuprofen

Ploppy16 Tue 25-Mar-14 10:36:09

DH took Tramadol for the first day but was fine on Ibuprofen after that, the actual pain only lasted a day or two but he was uncomfortable for a couple of weeks. He managed to go on his work Christmas do and get hammered fine 4 days afterwards. Took him weeks to stop feeling his balls though, I swear he thought one of them was going to drop off! The day the stitch dissolved and the small 'knot' on the outside dropped off into his hand was quite funny. I think he thought he was leaking..

DoctorTwo Tue 25-Mar-14 10:42:41

I drove home from mine, and was the only one of 12 to have a local. It was a bit sore for a couple of days, but supportive pants helped. It did feel weird for a while.

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