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How soon after a vasectomy can you shower?
Last Updated: 13th April, 2020
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Considering this, how long does it take to fully recover from a vasectomy?
one to two weeks
Additionally, will I be able to walk after a vasectomy? The day after a vasectomy men can get up,walk around, remove the dressing and take a shower. Dr.Malone advises that patients that they avoid heavy lifting andlengthy walks on the first day of their recovery. Mencan expect to return to work within 24 to 48 hours of theirprocedure.
Regarding this, how do you clean after a vasectomy?
Cover the incisions with one or two clean gauzepads regularly for three days after surgery. A small amountof blood on the gauze pads is normal. Tell your doctor if you haveexcessive bleeding or need to change the gauze pads more than twoor three times daily. You may shower 24 hours after yourvasectomy.
How long do you have to wear a jockstrap after a vasectomy?
You may need to wear supportive underwearor an athletic supporter (jockstrap) for 2 or 3 daysafter the surgery or as your doctor instructs you.This care sheet gives you a general idea about howlong it will take for you to recover. But each personrecovers at a different pace.