How common is vasectomy?
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Worldwide about 50 million men have had a vasectomy -- it is a commonly used form of contraception in many parts of the world. Each year, about 500,000 men in the US get a vasectomy, with rates higher among more educated and higher-income men.

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Vasectomy

During the vasectomy procedure, a surgeon severs or blocks the vas deferens, which is connected to a mans testes. This procedure prevents sperm from entering the penis during ejaculation. If you have a vasectomy, make sure that yo...

u do not want any more children because it is a permanent form of male sterilization. Although, some men do have their vasectomy reversed, with about 75% of these men conceiving after the reversal. After age 35, about one in seven men in the United States have a vasectomy.
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