How long out of work if you have a vasectomy reversal? Ga Vasectomy Reversal.

Patients often ask if the post procedure course of a reversal is similar to that of a vasectomy. Usually not. The reversal is a much longer and involved procedure.

Georgia Vasectomy/Vasectomy Reversal-John McHugh M.D.

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Medical aphorism: “The art of getting away with it.”

Patients who are considering a vasectomy reversal usually have a busy life. They to a person don’t like being out of work and even if they did their employer probably won’t view a reversal as medically necessary. So a common question is how soon can I go back to work and how soon to resume working out? Well…this is where “getting away with it” comes in.

Since a reversal is a procedure which usually takes a bit over two hours, the incision on each side is open for about an hour each and this lends itself to bruising and scrotal swelling. A patient can physically go back to work in three to four days but because of the nature of the procedure and the fact that the scrotum is a dependent structure (hangs down) and is potential space (not tight like…

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