How Much Is Vasectomy In south Africa

What is Vasectomy ?

Vasectomy is an elective surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception. During the procedure, the male vasa differentia are cut and tied or sealed so as to prevent sperm from entering into the urethra and thereby prevent fertilization of a female through sexual intercourse. 

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How Much Is Vasectomy In south Africa

between R15 000 to R16 000

The average cost of a vasectomy is between R15 000 to R16 000. The option to do the procedure with sedation or anesthetic is available and the costs vary based on a patient’s decision.

How Much Does Cost In South Africa?

Patients on Medical Aid will be required to pay the surgeon’s fee for the vasectomy in full 7 days prior to the date of the procedure.

This total amount is: R4 690 and can be paid by EFT, credit card or cash.

Are vasectomies free in South Africa?

The Western Cape Health Department has revealed how to do just that. 

The Metro Men’s Health Centre has collaborated with Tygerberg Hospital to provide free vasectomies to men in the province. A vasectomy, also called male sterilization, is a surgical procedure where the sperm tubes (vas deferens) are tied off.

Is a vasectomy painful?

You may feel some discomfort or pain after your vasectomy, but you shouldn’t be in terrible pain. You may also have some bruising and/or swelling for a few days.

Wearing snug underwear that doesn’t let your testicles move too much, taking over-the-counter pain medication, and icing your genitals can help ease any pain.

Does a vasectomy make you last longer?

Well the good news is that a vasectomy will not affect your sex life.

It does not decrease your sex drive because it does not affect the production of the male hormone testosterone. It also does not affect your ability to get an erection or ejaculate.

Can you reverse vasectomy?

 Almost all vasectomies can be reversed. However, this doesn’t guarantee success in conceiving a child. Vasectomy reversal can be attempted even if several years have passed since the original vasectomy but the longer it has been, the less likely it is that the reversal will work.

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