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Patient Instructions for before and after the vasectomy procedure.

What to do prior to the procedure:

1. Don’t:

  • take aspirin 10 days prior to having the procedure

2. Do:

  • take other prescribed medications unless instructed otherwise
  • wear tight underwear, or an athletic support after the procedure
  • shave over the scrotum the morning of the procedure using a safety razor

What to expect following the procedure:

In the first day, you will be resting mostly, with only light activity at home.  By the second day, you may resume normal daily activities, but with the following exceptions:

  1. no heavy lifting for one week
  2. no contact sports or heavy aerobic exercise for one week
  3. no sexual intercourse for one week