Pictures of normal vasectomy recovery at 3 days and 2 weeks

Are you getting a vasectomy?
Plan ahead and get some cold packs on Amazon and a 3 pack of jock straps for a comfortable post-surgery recovery!

These pictures show a normal vasectomy recovery ranging from day 3 to day 17. As these pictures show, this patient experience minimal bruising, swelling, and scarring after his procedure.

From the contributor: “I had my vasectomy done in March 2010. Nothing out of the ordinary happened. Recovery could be described as discomfort, but no more than I expected. The pictures on day 3 were as bad looking as it got.”

Click on a picture to view the full size version.

Day 3 Vasectomy Recovery Progress

Typical vasectomy bruising and swelling at day 3 - left side
Day 3 right side. Very little bruising and swelling is visible.

Typical vasectomy bruising and swelling at day 3 - right side
Day 3 left side. Again, minimal bruising and swelling is visible.

Day 17 Vasectomy Recovery Progress

Typical vasectomy bruising and swelling at day 17 - right side
Day 17 right side. Scrotum looks basically back to normal.

Typical vasectomy bruising and swelling at day 17 - left side
Day 17 left side.

Typical vasectomy bruising and swelling at day 17 - front view
Day 17 front view. The vasectomy incision site is extremely hard to see in this view.

Leave a Comment