Vasectomy: What Type of Sedation is Used?
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You will be Awake...
but we can give you something orally to help with nerves. It is a very minimally invasive procedure, using local anesthesia, in an office setting. In special cases, the procedure can be done under general or IV sedation, but this is rare and much more expensive for the patient. Plus, who wants to be asleep when a doctor has your manhood literally in his hands?
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