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A 44-year-old female asked:

Never had vaginal orgasm will that change after lapar. hysterectomy. i am hoping it will. have endrometrios x2.only had clitoris orgasm.?

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Dr. William Boelter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 50 years experience
The same: Again an orgasm is an orgasm. Clitoral, vaginal, its all the same!
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Probably not: The female sexual response is not usually affected by hysterectomy. However, about 70% of women experience improvement in sexual satisfaction after hysterectomy. For a women with endometriosis and chronic pain, the potential for improvement is much greater.
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Last updated Sep 7, 2020

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