Jump to Navigation. Create new account Request new password. Search form Search. The Pain of Abstaining - Semen retention can have its own consequences. A possible consequence of quitting masturbation and sex may be noticeable inflammatory pains in the penis and testicles upon arousal. After only a few weeks of abstaining, a man will notice it is very difficult to be around his girlfriend - without getting aroused!
Vasectomy: Everything You Need to know Before Getting One
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This study was done to determine whether or not the seminal vesicles store spermatozoa. Half of the nonhuman primates' vesicles had sperm at autopsy as did one of the men dying a traumatic death. Seminal vesicle sperm storage may be the reason for continued spermatozoa in the ejaculates of men after vasectomy. PIP: These study results indicated that seminal vesicles sperm storage may explain the continued presence of spermatozoa in ejaculate of men after vasectomy. Species variation was evident in the primate results.
Jed Kaminetsky 9 min read men. Jed Kaminetsky M. Board Certified Urologist, expert in male sexual dysfunction. The operation stops sperm from entering the semen during ejaculation. Without sperm present, even a healthy egg cannot become fertilized in a woman's reproductive organs and the woman will not become pregnant.
Vasectomy is a common surgical procedure for men looking for permanent birth control. With this procedure, a portion of the duct that carries sperm is removed. Every year more than one-half million men in the United States have this minor surgery.