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

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 19 years experience
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
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Sex after surgery: That depends totally upon the pain from your incisions. Once the pain is gone then sex is fine as long as there is no incision in the vagina. If there... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Generally ok: Masturbation is generally safe after this type of surgery, but of course, you will want to verify with the doctor who performed your surgery and knows... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Your comfort: No fixed time. It depends upon how comfortable you feel.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
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 43-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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Doubtful: Unilateral salpingo-oopherectomy is not a treatment for ovarian cancer.

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