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Our bottom line

Invasive or non-invasive sterlization is a one-and-done procedure to stop reproductive function of a man's body. It's highly effective and irreversible.

What’s the failure rate?
0.15%
of people using this method got pregnant in a year

Upsides

  • Get the procedure once and never worry about getting someone pregnant again.
  • No hormones or chemicals going into your body.
  • All the spontaneous sex you want.

Downsides

  • It's not always effective right away, as there will be leftover sperm in the vas deferens (sperm tubes) – backup contraception should be used for up to 16 weeks.
  • Irreversible, so you have to be sure you don't want biological children in the future.
  • There's always a risk of complications with surgery and anesthesia.
  • Doesn't protect you from STDs

Common concerns from people using Male Sterilization

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