Health Impact Related to the Selection of Vasectomy as Male Contraceptive Method in Makassar City

A. M. Multazam


Vasectomy method is still less desirable because  many causes, among others; religion, health, patriarchal culture, gender, costs, and social impacts that can occur.  This study aimed to review the health impact related to the selection of vasectomy as a male contraceptive method. It was a qualitative research with descriptive analysis approach which is carried out in three district (Mamajang, Tamalate dan Tamalanrea) in Makassar City. There were fifteen informants interviewed in this research who have become vasectomy acceptors for at least 1 (one) year. Data collection were carried through in-depth interview, observation, and documentation. The results shows that informants did not experience any health problems after becoming acceptor. Informants did not experience sexual dysfunction, there are even some informants who claims that their vitality is increasing after performing vasectomy procedure.Vasectomy did not have any negative health impact to those who performs the procedure. On the contrary, vasectomy has a positive health impact such as vitality increasing and can prevent the occurance of certain disease. This at once dismissed the negative issues that spread among society.


Vasectomy; Health; Male acceptor.

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