Birth Control

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Re: Birth Control

Postby Paul B » Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:53 pm

ledgemoor wrote:Mine was about 15 years ago. They used some technique developed in China. Just one hole between the testicles. They did it on that ridge of skin separating them, so there is no visible scar. They used a sharp punch instead of a scalpel.

Did you guys get two holes?

I'm 16 years back. I had read about that at the time, but it was new and pricey and I was self-pay. Two holes.
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Re: Birth Control

Postby ledgemoor » Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:10 pm

Strange. I was self-pay too, and shopped around. As I recall, everyone wanted around $500. The guy I chose wasn't the only one doing the
"no scalpel" method. You'd think it would be cheaper seeing it takes all of 10 minutes.
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Re: Birth Control

Postby Paul B » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:35 pm

I wonder if it was new and risky as far as malpractice was concerned?
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Re: Birth Control

Postby ledgemoor » Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:03 pm

Could be. It became available in the USA in 1999, so it was new when we got ours.
https://procedureclinic.com/no-scalpel- ... y-history/

Interesting that the above link mentions vasectomy significantly lowers the incidence of BPH, in Chinese at least :lol:. Need to check that out.

Apparently no-scalpel is still not universal.
http://www.webmd.com/sex/birth-control/vasectomy-14387
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Re: Birth Control

Postby GuyNamedSteve » Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:56 pm

I guess my concern isn't the surgery but the after affect.
Those of you who had it done - you noticed no change in your sex drive, fluid consistency, etc?

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Re: Birth Control

Postby Paul B » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:55 pm

None at all. But we did have more sex, and we had more spontaneous sex. We also had more intercourse whereas before we did a bit more "other".

For me, the only complication was an occasional short-lived minor ache in one testicle the first few winters. Only during the winters - I was working outside back then. It got less frequent and then stopped.
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Re: Birth Control

Postby slowandsteady » Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:57 pm

Had one done a year ago, old school scalpel method.

I was sore maybe the first few times afterward, but no noticeable effects today.

definitely recommend it.


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