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Where does the sperm go when you have a vasectomy?

By Andrea Rodrigo.
Last Update: 02/23/2018

Although the testes continue to produce sperm, they cannot pass through the vasa deferentia because they have been cut and tied with the vasectomy. So, they are not expelled with ejaculation, but reabsorbed by the body instead.

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 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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