Vasectomy Topic Guide
Vasectomy: Vasectomy is an elective surgical procedure performed on men for permanent contraception. In the procedure, the tubes that transport sperm from the testicles are severed, preventing the gametes from mixing with semen produced in the prostate gland in preparation for ejaculation. Vasectomy does not otherwise interfere with sexual function.
Birth Control Types (Effectiveness and Side Effects) Many different types of birth control are available. They include:
Side effects of birth control depends upon the method chosen. Common side effects of the birth control pill (the most common form of birth control used by women in the US) include:
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