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urologist has asked to see me face to face in 7 days

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HI, I've recently undergone a vasectomy and after 1 sample i was asked to do another. After putting my second sample in the urologist has asked to see me face to face in 7 days time. Im not sure if this is normal, and I've worked myself up about this thinking they may have detected something in my sample showing something serious like prostate cancer. Since the procedure I've had little aches and pains in my left testicle which i assumed was normal and may very well be. Ive also had a bit of a dull ache in my lower left back which comes and goes, i may not even notice this for days. Should i be worried about them calling me in? They haven't said its urgent or asked me to take someone in. Is it normal to be asked to see your urologist after a result


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replied January 11th, 2015
Testicular Cancer Answer A50737
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Semen analysis is not suitable to diagnose prostate CA. Azoospermia has to be established before declaring sterility. This re testing is most likely a part of that very protocol to detect any viable number that could lead to impregnation. Though vasectomy is very safe method and only 1 % failure rate is there, retesting at three weeks is ideal to confirm azoospermia.


wishing you best of health

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