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What is a sperm granuloma and why is it a good sign during a vasectomy reversal?

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The above picture shows the vas deferens isolated and one can see the clips and a small area of swelling of the vasectomy site. If there is swelling here, a sperm granuloma, then the potential for success is higher. A sperm granuloma is a “pop-off” valve of sorts and protects the sperm producing process of the testicle. 

The presence of a sperm granuloma explains why a patient 10 years out from a vasectomy might have a better chance than a patient 5 years out who doesn’t have one. This is a random occurrence and can’t be predicted who or who will not have a sperm granuloma. They are only beneficial for the vasectomy patient who is to have a reversal. 

Vasectomy 101-Dr. John McHugh

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Vasectomy 101-Dr. John McHugh (Informative…and humorous!) Click here.

Want more information?  Check out the resources on the Vasectomy Page of this site. Click here.

If you are considering a vasectomy, we can make it easy. Just contact Kathy Burton using the email form below or call 770-535-0001 ext. 113. We will do our best to make the process and the procedure…as “painless” as possible!

McHugh Vasectomy-All you’d want to know!

McHugh Method Vasectomy- A PDF slide show-Everything you’d want to know about a vasectomy but your wife forgot to ask. Click here!

A vasectomy through pictures performed by Dr. McHugh- The movie.

 

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