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How long should you wait to have sex after a bilateral oophorectomy

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
4-6 weeks: Typically women can resume all "normal" actvities in about 4-6 weeks. Remember that if both ovaries are removed, the sudden drop in homones can resul ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your surgeon: This is an excellent question for your surgeon. Most surgeons recommend pelvic rest (nothing in the vagina) for 6 weeks after gynecological procedure.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on patient: If your procedure was done laparoscopically, you may feel comfortable resuming sex in a week or two. If you had an open procedure with a larger incis ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just Be Careful: Although sex in and of itself will not hurt you, it is important that you heal from your incisions. You may want to give it another week. It's not wor ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Your comfort: No fixed time. It depends upon how comfortable you feel.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
6 weeks ?: Your doctor will tell you when you can resume sexual activity during your first follow-up visit after surgery , it is probably 6 weeks after the surge ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask surgeon: It's great that you are already feeling so well but you still have a lot of healing to do on the inside. This is too early to resume sexual activity. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It depends/hours: It's likely to take several hours unless there are complications.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Removal of ovaries will not affect your orgasm. Given your young age you may need hormone replacement. Please consult your gynecologist for your cont ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need hormones: Most of the time discussions about ill effects of hormonal replacement therapy are on peri menopausal & menopausal woman , not for your age group of ... Read More
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