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Vasectomy (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Contact the doctor if any of the following symptoms develops:

  • Fever and chills
  • A large black and blue area
  • Increasing pain
  • Drainage (sign of infection)
  • A growing mass (sign of internal bleeding or infection)
  • Excessive swelling of the scrotum (expect some swelling)
  • Other concerns
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