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Consequences of vasectomy reversal - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My husband had a non scalpel vasectomy 11 years ago,we are now looking to have it reversed,he is a 39 year old healthy non smoking man,I am 28 with 1 child (5 years old) what are our chances of conception if we get this reversed and what are if any complications we may have (with his reversal)??
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi there
Doctor :   Let me read
User :   Hope your well ty
Doctor :   yes this procedure can be reversed
User :   ok,and what are the suc. for pregancy please?
Doctor :   but the sucess of the reversal can only be asesed after the surgery
User :   I do not really understand if he was "cut" or
User :   oh ok I am sorry
User :   There is no telling otherwise?
Doctor :   in vasectomy there is a tube which will transport the sperms which is cut
Doctor :   in the reverse procedure the tube is rejoined
User :   ok so it was cut,he has metal clamps,we did not know..
Doctor :   the flow of the sperm after rejoining the sperm tube can only be asses after the patency is restored
User :   Ok,I have found a dr in XXX (I am inXX for the cost of XXX total is this a good price range for the procedure?
Doctor :   yes it is a good price
User :   ok ty
Doctor :   since the procedure is done infrequently we dont see many of them doing it
User :   you mean?
User :   non scalpel?
User :   I am sorry but your very confusing and I am not having my questions answered very well. I didn't even get your name or specialty.
Doctor :   i mean reversal of vasectomy is not done frequently.
Doctor :   it is not done on regular basis
User :   are you serious? YES THIS IS I AM A XXX
User :   I would like to speak to another dr
Doctor :   Hi
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