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Can vasectomy cause thicker ejaculation with less volume and weaker erections?

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Dr. P. T. Patil

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Posted on Tue, 5 Jun 2018 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: I had a vascetomy on 12/15/2017. Was a no scalpel procedure. Since than i have had sex 4 times and have notice my ejaculation is thicker an alot less volume, also not as intense. Errection not as hard. Is this part of the recovery process or not nromal?
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
It is normal for volume of ejaculate to be less and thick after Vasectomy.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .

You have noticed your semen to be thick and less in volume after Vasectomy being done 2 weeks ago.

It is mostly due to inflammation f Vas and seminal vesicles in addition to loss of sperms volume which constitute 10 % volume of the semen .

Ideally one is supposed to practice safe sex for 4-6 weeks after vasectomy by using condom as there is a risk of residual sperms being present in Ampula of water and adhered to wall of Vas Difference which may result in to conception .

Practice safe and protected sex .

There is nothing to be worried about volume and thickness of semen .It will resume to normal within six weeks .

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions,I shall be happy to help you
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.

Brief Answer:
Do not worry let the nature take its own time

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for follow up .

Do not worry .Problem will gradually get resolved over a period of time .

Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.


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Follow up: Dr. P. T. Patil 23 minutes later
ok thank you. so since i am not at 6 weeks i suppose any differences such as soreness, ejaculation ect i should be patient for improvements
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