Sorry, should have updated by now. Had surgery April 5th.
Reduction in nerve pain. Pretty dramatic. Down to a couple T3s a day still on Lyrica.
Was on Oxyneo - in Canada that is long release Oxy. Had been on it for 3 years. Hated it, it worked great better than any pain med but hated being on it. Tried many, many times to go off but pain always won in the end.
I have some nerve pain up high where cord was cut but not a big deal.
Why still on pain meds. I am in the same spot as Radar, my left nut was the minor pain nut but now is the source of my pain.
Current issues. Fatigue. Going to get T checked next week. This is part coming off Oxy and being unable to work out.
Do I get left nut taken out. I am all for full eunuch Dr and wife want me to wait and see how things have settled. Agreed to wait a year. Quite frankly I have had 4 surgeries in less than sixteen months so sick of them.
Also, pain is quite moderate so I can actually wait.
I have "gate issues". I have never had problems with knees but was recently taken down by a Baker's cyst. It's like a knee hernia. Hurt like hell. Like I need this. Had it drained now good to go.
I have been guarded nut walking for three years so gate has changed.
RODE MY BIKE WITH A REGULAR SEAT FOR FIRST TIME IN THREE YEARS WITHOUT MY EYES FUCKING BULGING OUT FROM THE PAIN.
That was amazing.
I had no idea how much energy it took to fight pain everyday now that it has moderated. It took a lot. Nice to have that energy back.
Don't have to tell anyone here how much constant nerve pain sucks.
All in all best thing I have done since making the dumb decision to fight 3 million years of evolution by cutting my tubes.
Get that rusty spoon and have at er I say.
Well, not really. It's really tough to advise anyone but for myself my pain was constant epididymis so nothing but taking my nut out was gonna work.
Did I dodge a bullett with no phantom pain. Can't tell just happy to be better.
I also have tremendous survivors guilt for all who still suffer.
Two biggest lessons in life acceptance and gratitude. Sorry three biggest lessons those two and NO MORE FUCKING VASECTOMIES.
Any questions ask away.