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Chandler, TX
A 28-year-old female asked:

having both ovaries removed with complete hysterectomy, will i have a sex drive afterwards? being removed due to endometriosis

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Usually sex drive is: Fine. After a hysterectomy about a third of women feel less apprehensive about having sex due to the knowledge that they won't get pregnant. About a third of women may have feeling regarding sexualtiy impacted because of how they deal psychologically with having female organs removed. About a third of women don't have particular issues regarding sex drive one way or the other.

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