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    Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    So tomorrow morning I am getting snipped.

    Anyone have any advice and must haves to get you through the first couple of days.

    Also they said I should be OK to drive myself home so I am planning on doing that. Is this a good idea?



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    A bag of frozen peas and a good book.



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Postpone until March madness



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Postpone until March madness
    This sounds well reasoned.



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Tissues, for the first 60 minutes you realize what you've just done.

    Then for the next 60 minutes, when you realize how much more you can do.


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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Even if you are feeling good the first day or two, make sure you relax and don't slack on icing things down. I think my recovery was slowed down by the fact that I relaxed, but didn't do much icing, and things were pretty painful for the rest of the week.



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Look a little pathetic for some extra TLC from the lady in your life for doing this noble thing.



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Do NOT have sex 5 hours later .... It really, really hurts.

    frozen bag of something... peas, corn .... will be best.

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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Make sure if you are taking anything for the procedure that you take it early so you are okay to drive yourself when the time comes.

    Take your ibuprofen when you are supposed to even if you don't feel like you need it.

    Go scalpeless.

    Wear the tighty whiteys to support the boys for a couple of days.

    Good luck, you should be just fine.


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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    Look a little pathetic for some extra TLC from the lady in your life for doing this noble thing.
    She went through three C-Sections so I don't think she will have any sympathy for me at all.



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    So tomorrow morning I am getting snipped.

    Anyone have any advice and must haves to get you through the first couple of days.

    Also they said I should be OK to drive myself home so I am planning on doing that. Is this a good idea?
    suprised they will let you drive, they made me have someone bring me and wait for me. they gave me some OXY, but it really didn't have much impact on me.

    I did mine on a Thursday and played golf on Saturday and Sunday. I did the peas on Thursday, but just had a OXY and a little vodka after that and was fine.

    As long as the procedure goes ok, you will be fine.

    Don't forget about the 75 releases your wife has to help you out with to ensure that you clean out all the straglers.



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    NEVER let her forget you did this. It's the ace up your sleeve for ALL time.



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    suprised they will let you drive, they made me have someone bring me and wait for me. they gave me some OXY, but it really didn't have much impact on me.

    I did mine on a Thursday and played golf on Saturday and Sunday. I did the peas on Thursday, but just had a OXY and a little vodka after that and was fine.

    As long as the procedure goes ok, you will be fine.

    Don't forget about the 75 releases your wife has to help you out with to ensure that you clean out all the straglers.
    Maybe bowling can be substituted for golf this time of year.


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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    My dad (I know, its kinda awkward) told me when he got snipped, the doc told him to buy a 2x4 and a case of beer.
    Dad knew what the case of beer was for but asked what the 2x4 was for and the doc said its to bite down on when he has to pee.



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    Re: Getting Snipped. Post Op Advice

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    Tissues, for the first 60 minutes you realize what you've just done.

    Then for the next 60 minutes, when you realize how much more you can do.



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