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How soon after a vasectomy can I have sex?

You can have sex two days after your vasectomy, but you must continue to use some type of contraception until a semen test confirms that you are sterile! It generally takes about 8 weeks and 20 ejaculations to completely clear out the sperm that remain in the reproductive system after the vas deferens have been cut, but a few men will not be sperm-free for 5 or 6 months.

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