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Side Effects, Health Benefits, Health Risks, and Complications
Side Effects, Known Health Benefits and Health Risks
Known Health Benefits
Known Health Risks
Complications (see also Managing Any Problems)
Uncommon to rare:
- Severe scrotal or testicular pain that lasts for months or years (see Question 2).
Uncommon to very rare:
- Infection at the incision site or inside the incision (uncommon with conventional incision technique; very rare with no-scalpel technique; see Vasectomy Techniques).
- Bleeding under the skin that may cause swelling or bruising (hematoma).