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Vasectomy reversal

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MancMike Tue 24-Oct-17 13:37:03


New member here so please go easy haha!

I had the snip around 10 years ago... I'm now 32 and my partner (of 2 years) and I are looking to have it reversed. Has anybody on here been through similar - I've a private consultation on Monday but am looking for some first hand experience. Thanks in advance

BritInUS1 Tue 24-Oct-17 13:39:01

Sorry no advice, but you had a vascetomy really young. My husband struggled to get one when he was your age now.

What did the consultant say?

MancMike Tue 24-Oct-17 13:42:14

I've not got the appointment until next week. The doctor tried to convince me against it at the time... if only I had a glass ball eh smile

welshweasel Tue 24-Oct-17 17:28:57

Chances of successful reversal decrease the longer ago you had it. Also depends hugely on the individual surgeon. My husband had a vasectomy 12 years before we met. We were advised not to bother with reversal and go straight to IVF with surgical sperm retrieval (basically a needle in your testicle), was successful.

MancMike Tue 24-Oct-17 18:09:07

Ooh I never even knew that was an option. I'm glad to hear it was successful though, that's amazing smile

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