Vasectomy Pre-Procedure Instructions

Preparation

  1. Please stop any Ibuprofen, Aleve, Advil, Aspirin, Motrin 7 days prior to your procedure. If you take Coumadin, Warfarin, Heparin or any other blood thinning agents, please let the doctor and our office staff know.
  2. Please stop any herbal medications especially Vitamin E, Fish Oil

Day Before Procedure

  1. Please shave your scrotal area.

Day of the Vasectomy

  1. Please eat a light meal. Don't come into the procedure super hungry as this may cause you to be too weak.
  2. If you wish to get an anti-anxiety medication (Valium), we may provide one at the office, just let us know. You make take this medication about 30-60 minutes prior to the procedure.
  3. Arrange transportation from the office, especially if you are planning to take a Valium.
  4. Please shower the morning of your procedure and wear loose fitting clothes.
  5. Recommend that you wear either briefs or boxer/briefs (jockey) underwear to keep pressure on the scrotum after the procedure and decrease swelling.

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