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How long until I can have sex after a salpingo oophorectomy

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
29 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 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
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 28 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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 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
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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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
Gynecology 44 years experience
6 weeks: It generally takes 6 weeks for healing to be complete.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menopause: Removing only the fallopian tubes means that the woman will not be able to get pregnant naturally. Removing the ovaries together with the fallopian tu... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
29 years experience
Removal organs: "bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy" refers to the surgical removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries on both the right and left sides. It can be done ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Discuss with surgeon: If done through an abdominal incision, salpingo-oophorectomy is major surgery that requires 3-6 weeks for full recovery. If performed laparoscopically... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Open or laparoscopic: Laparoscopic 1-2 weeks for most activities open? Get a second opinion- unless u are a high cancer risk there is no reason to do this open except a his... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Progesterone: By removing one ovary, your progesterone production was greatly reduced. This allows your remaining estrogen production to build up the lining of your... Read More
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