You must have complete rest on the day of the vasectomy.
You can shower 24 hours after the procedure but keep the wound as dry as possible.
After your procedure you may notice light spotting on the first day and some swelling and discomfort for a week. We will provide you with pain killers to minimise the discomfort you may feel.
Apply cold packs to the scrotum on the first few days after the vasectomy.
Ensure you wear tight fitting underwear for the first few days after the vasectomy.
Depending on the type of work you do, you can return to work two days after the procedure. This is the case for office workers.
If your job involves reaching, stretching or any other physical exertion you may request to be put on light duties for one week. If this is not possible, you will need to take the week off. We can provide you with a medical certificate.
Abstain for sex or masturbation for 1 week
From the second week
After a 1 week you can only have protected sex.
Avoid contact sports for 4 weeks.
You will need to have a sperm test in 3 months. Before then, you must avoid unprotected sexual intercourse.
Once your sperm test proves you are infertile you may commence unprotected sex.