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Dr. R.Kannan

General Surgeon
27 years experience overall
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Vanitha Shri

21 years experience overall
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Jaishree Gajaraj

44 years experience overall
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Lakshmi Aswathaman

44 years experience overall
1200 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Anisha Ashok

Laparoscopic Surgeon
18 years experience overall
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. N. Sezhian

17 years experience overall
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Karthik Gunasekaran

Laparoscopic Surgeon
30 years experience overall
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. R Jayaganesh

36 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. R.A.Jeyabaul

General Surgeon
37 years experience overall
800 Consultation fee at clinic


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Sterilization in Chennai

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sterilization?

Sterilization is a method of birth control that is performed either on a male or female partner. This involves either cutting and sealing of the sperm containing tubes or removal or blocking of the fallopian tubes. Sterilization does not affect the ability of individuals to enjoy sex. There are two [2] types of Sterilization methods and they are:

  1. Vasectomy [Male sterilization:- Cutting and sealing of the sperm containing tubes]
  2. Tubectomy [Female Sterilization:- Blocking or removing the fallopian tubes] 

What are the advantages of Sterilization?
Some advantages of Sterilization are:

  1. Prevents pregnancy
  2. Hormone levels are not affected
  3. Does not affect the sex drive
  4. May decrease the risk of ovarian cancer

What are the indications of Sterilization?
Sterilization is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Scrotum infections
  2. To prevent pregnancy
  3. Fallopian tube infections
  4. Vas deferens infections

What is the preparation for Sterilization?

  1. The past and present medical and medication history of the patient should be discussed with the doctor.
  2. The doctor may suggest a few lab tests and physical examination to check the condition of the patient.
  3. The patient should stop taking blood thinner medications.
  4. Discuss with the doctor about all the risks, complications, and benefits associated with Sterilization.
  5. The patient should sign a consent form before undergoing Sterilization.

What is the postsurgery care/recovery care for Sterilization?

  1. After Sterilization, the patient may feel very drowsy for the next few hours due to anesthesia.
  2. If there is a pain at the site of incision, then consult the doctor and use pain killers as directed by the doctor.
  3. If bleeding is seen at the incision site, consult your doctor as soon as possible.
  4. The patient should avoid sexual activity for a week.
  5. Make follow-up visits to the doctor to check the presence of sperm in semen or to check the effectiveness of female sterilization.

Who can perform Sterilization [Right specialist type for Sterilization]?

Sterilization can be performed by:

  1. Gynecologist
  2. Urologist

What is the cost of Sterilization?

Cost of Sterilization depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. The medical condition of the patient
  5. Type of surgery planned to be performed
  6. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  7. Type of hospital
  8. The admission room that you opted for
  9. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc

Minimum cost for Sterilization in Chennai Starts from Rs.12,350

Average cost for Sterilization in Chennai is approximately Rs.37,164

Maximum cost for Sterilization in Chennai can rise up to Rs.65,550

Is Sterilization major surgery or minor surgery?

Sterilization can be a major surgery as it involves either cutting off the sperm carrying tubes or removal of fallopian tubes and permanently prevents the pregnancy. 

What is the eligibility criteria for Sterilization?

People who can undergo Sterilization are:

  1. People who don't want children.
  2. Men who do not want to get their partner pregnant.
  3. Women with a fallopian tube infection that is not responding to drug treatment. 

What is the ineligibility criteria for Sterilization?

People who cannot undergo Sterilization are:

  1. Individuals suffering from testicular diseases.
  2. People with certain medical conditions that affect the overall health condition.
  3. Individuals suffering from vaginal diseases.
  4. Women are deciding to get pregnant.

What are the risks and complications associated with Sterilization?

Risks and complications associated with Sterilization are:

  1. Blood clot formation in the scrotum
  2. Damage to adjacent organs
  3. Improper wound healing
  4. Sperm granulomas
  5. Chances of getting pregnant
  6. Infection at the site of incision
  7. Ectopic pregnancy [an egg that becomes fertilized outside the uterus]
  8. Testicular pain
  9. Bladder damage
  10. Reaction to anesthesia
  11. Continous pelvic or abdominal pain
  12. Uterine perforation or cervical laceration

How long does it take to complete Sterilization?

Sterilization may take almost 10- 30 minutes to complete and in a few cases, it may take more than the usual time depending on the condition of the patient. 

What is the recovery time?

The individual who undergoes Sterilization may recover completely within 1-3 weeks. 

What is the success rate of Sterilization?
The success rate of Sterilization depends on the following factors:

  1. Age of the patient
  2. Experience of the surgeon
  3. The medical condition of the patient
  4. Type of surgery performed

However, the success rate of Male Sterilization maybe 100%. In a few rare cases, the success rate maybe 99% and the success rate for Female Sterilization may range around 70% to 80%. 

Is Sterilization painful?

The patient won't experience pain during Sterilization due to the effect of anesthesia. 

Is Sterilization permanent?

  1. Male Sterilization is a permanent surgery as it cut and seals the sperm containing tubes. 
  2. Female Sterilization is also a permanent surgery as it permanently blocks or removes the fallopian tubes.

What are the long-term results of Sterilization?
Long-term results of Male Sterilization are:

  1. Preventing pregnancy
  2. Vasovenous fistula
  3. Sperm granuloma
  4. Scrotal pain

Long-term results of Female Sterilization are:

  1. Less chance of getting pregnant
  2. Decreases the chances for vaginal and ovarian cancer

What are the options if Sterilization fails?
If Sterilization fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery.

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