Can vasectomy cause erectile dysfunction?

Dr Louisa Draper

"If you experience erectile dysfunction after having a vasectomy, it is very unlikely that the procedure is a cause of your ED. If you do experience impotence after having a vasectomy it may be because of another underlying cause. This could be physical or psychological."

Dr Louisa Draper

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A vasectomy is the most reliable form of contraception. As with any surgical procedure, there are risks and benefits associated with it. Although some men who have had a vasectomy may experience erectile dysfunction (ED), there are many causes and ED as the direct result of a vasectomy is rare.