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Vasectomy - Anatomy

The male reproductive organ produces and stores the sperms, which will be deposited in the vagina of the female during intercourse

The sperm are carried from the two testicles by a tube called vas deferens. The testicles are located in two sacs on either side in the scrotum. The scrotum is the hanging section that is behind the penis. The vas is about 1-2 mm in diameter and is about 25 cm long. It climbs from the testicles and travels to the side of the abdomen and goes round to open at the base of the bladder into the prostate gland. The ejaculatory duct opens into the upper section of urinary tube called the urethera. Normally the sperm passes out of this opening and are propelled by the mascular action of the perineal muscles through the penis. The volume of an ejaculate can vary from 2 to 5 ml and it usually contain between 40 to 120 million sperms/ml. Although the sperms are produced in the testicles but the bulk of the fluid comes from the prostate gland.

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Having had a traditional bi-lateral vasectomy myself over 29 years ago, I can tell you that it is a very easily done procedure with minimal pain. I had my surgery done in very early afternoon and was working already that evening due to the fact that I had to as I was a dairy farmer and had cows to be milked. Other than the milking and routine chores, I did take it easy for several days and tried to ice my scrotum area whenever possible. I had a very quick recovery, went for sperm check in two months and was given the "all clear" for safe sex. Best decision my wife and I did during our entire marriage. Forgot to mention that we had two children and our family was complete before having the vasectomy. I am writing this for educational purposes hoping that it will encourage men contemplating vasectomy to go ahead with it.
Tom57  Thursday, January 26, 2012
rassammy  Saturday, November 12, 2011
can you get someone pregnant after having a Vasectomy done in 3 years?
danewbeat  Monday, November 07, 2011
Is this article real? The author must be in third or fourth grade. There are grammar errors all over the place and that is what makes me deem this article completely unprofessional. Although the information was helpful, the author should see to it that he/she take a grammar class prior to wtiting another medicle article.
skatman  Sunday, May 16, 2010
is it possible for a women beinging 25 with a man being 55 with a vasectomy to have it reversed and still able to produce healthy sperm to have a family together?
corn_nut26  Wednesday, May 05, 2010
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