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Is it ok to have sex 4 weeks after laproscptic hysterectomy

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Likely : Likely nothing is wrong, however you need to let your doctor know what happened. He/she may want to examine you and check for possible infection or ot... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Cuff Dehiscence: Stitches are placed at the top of the vagina to close it. Stitches typically take 6 weeks to fully dissolve. While they are in place, the top ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Healing: Having major surgery, like a partial hysterectomy, even if done robotically, still needs to heal. Sexual activity can slow healing by causing tears o... Read More
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Healing: The body needs to heal. If you had a supracervical hysterectomy, the penis will be hitting the cervix, the remaining part of the uterus. If you had a... Read More
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: It should be safe even at 4 weeks. However, many doctors are recommending 8 weeks before having sex after the robotic hysterectomy.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends: Some doctors recommend waiting 8 weeks before resuming relations. You should probably ask your doctor. If you have sex, the sutures could cause you s... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margot Watson
Gynecology 54 years experience
6 weeks: You should have a post operative exam about 6 weeks after surgery and at that point, your doctor will examine your vagina to be sure the stitches have... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syalanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Healing: The sutures used to close the vaginal cuff need time to heal.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
6 weeks: The usual recommendation is to avoid vaginal intercourse, or anything in the vagina for 6 weeks. This allows the stitches at the top of the vagina to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Hyst healing.: You don't want her vagina to rip open and her bowel to come out her vagina. Wait the six weeks!
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 40 years experience
No: ask your doctor for their recommendation. minimum is 6 six weeks, maybe longer. depends how the vaginal cuff was closed.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Incomplete info: It really matters what you mean by "full hysterectomy". Given that you are on tamoxifen, I am going to guess that your ovaries were removed to furthe... Read More

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