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A 24-year-old female asked:

How long after having a right ovarian cystectomy can i have sexual intercourse. and also when does the swelling go down in my stomach?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
4-6 weeks: Depends on laparoscopic or open Certainly let swelling and tenderness resolve. Then be careful as you resume EXERCIZE and sex.
Last updated Nov 12, 2015

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