Jul 26, 2018 · What are possible short-term side effects? Pain and discomfort. While the procedure is usually very short, Discoloration of the scrotum. Some bruising and swelling in the scrotum is to be expected Bleeding or hematoma. Short-term bleeding-related complications after a vasectomy may Author: Rachel Nall, RN, BSN, CCRN. Apr 20, 2017 · One of the more widespread side effects is epididymitis, which is the inflammation and swelling of the epididymis—the tube that carries sperm from the testicles. Usually, antibiotics and heat resolve the issue.
A Lump in the Testicle After a Vasectomy. The recovery after vasectomy is usually quick, and most men experience few side effects after the procedure. On occasion, some men may notice a lump in one or both testicles after a vasectomy. Some causes for testicular lumps after vasectomy include sperm granulomas, hematomas and inflammation. Because one potential cause of inflammation is pressure from sperm building up in the epididymis, an open-ended vasectomy procedure—in which one end of the vas deferens is left uncauterized, thereby relieving pressure and decreasing the likelihood of sperm granulomas, or masses that develop in an immune reaction to sperm that has leaked from the cut vas.
Sep 01, 2019 · Sperm granulomas: an adverse effect of vasectomy. The typical life of an area of granulomatous inflammation began with an accumulation of large masses of sperm bordered by a rim of epithelioid histiocytes which was rimmed by a perivascular accumulation of round cells. The whole lesion was limited by a fibrous capsule.Cited by: 56. Then he found a nodule (which I think was the scar tissue "Then he found a nodule (which I think was the scar tissue between the two ends) that he said was a sperm granuloma. He said that this was the cause of my DH's discomfort after the V, but that it was good news for the reversal.
Sperm granuloma. A sperm granuloma occurs when sperm leaks from the surgery site. This leaked sperm can cause an inflammatory reaction, which can in turn become encapsulated in a lump of scar tissue. Sperm granulomas can vary in size, but they’re often described as being about the size of a pea. Larger or smaller granulomas are possible. Any operation carries the risk of some side effects. The most common side effects of vasectomy are bruising, swelling and mild discomfort in the scrotum. These side effects should usually only last a few days. If you feel pain or discomfort in the scrotum you can take mild painkillers such as paracetamol.