A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that sterilises a man. Read more about the vasectomy procedure, what to expect and how soon a vasectomy will work.
A vasectomy is an operation to cut the tubes that carry sperm from your testicles. It is a permanent and effective method of male contraception.
Reversing a vasectomy
Reversing a vasectomy is an operation to rejoin the tubes that carry sperm from your testicles. It may make you fertile again.
Why contraception fails - and how to choose a method that works
New research shows that 4 in 10 women who get pregnant unintentionally are using contraception — which is why it's vital to choose the right method for you.
There are many methods of contraception. Here's how to choose the right one for you, considering things like effectiveness, safety and convenience.
Epididymitis causes an inflamed and painful testicle. You should see a doctor straight away for treatment. Read our trusted partner pages to find out more.
Surgery for benign scrotal lumps
A benign scrotal lump is a lump in your scrotum that is not caused by a cancer. Most of them can be left alone but some cause problems and can be treated by surgery.
A laparoscopic sterilisation is a permanent method of female contraception. It involves blocking both fallopian tubes to prevent you from becoming pregnant.
Inserting an IUCD
A coil or intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a contraceptive device. An IUCD can be removed by your doctor. Read about how this method of contraception works and how a IUCD is inserted.
Tubal ligation (or female sterilisation) is a permanent form of surgical contraception. Learn more here about the benefits, risks and alternatives.