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After Having A Hysterectomy Is It Possible To Still Get An Std
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
Yes: Yes it is very possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Partial hysterectomy may mean different things to different people, but if the body of the uterus is removed, you cannot get pregnant. Partial hysterectomy usually means supracervical hysterectomy with the body of the uterus removed and the cervix left behind. Or some people incorrectly use the term to mean removing the uterus but leaving the ovaries behind. Pregnancy won't happen either way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No and yes: No, you do not have the transport organ to carry a pregnancy yourself. Yes, if you retained your ovaries, these can be retrieved and implanted in a surrogate that would carry your baby. At 49 you might consider using donated eggs from a younger source. Your risk of a down syndrome birth from your egg is 1/50. ...Read more
Abdominal pain: If your ovaries were left behind at the time of hysterectomy, you might get pain coming from them if you develop an ovarian cyst or torsion of the ovaries. Also have in mind gastrointestinal conditions that can mimick cramps like constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, intestinal adhesions , bladder infections etc. ...Read more
Pelvic inflamatory d: Pid is caused by micro-organisms colonizing the endocervix ascending to the endometrium ( lining of inside of uterus) and fallopian tubes. It is a clinical diagnosis implying that the patient has upper genital tract infection and inflammation. If your ovaires and tubes were removed at the time of surgery a pid cannot occur. Infection ascends through the cervix. ...Read more
Possibl but unlikely: The transvaginal probe should have been sterile and should have had a sterile covering (like a condom). Even if you are exposed to yeast it doesn't usually infect unless something has disrupted the natural bacterial flora that lives in your vagina. Did you receive antibiotics for whatever they were looking for or for any other reason? That's the most common cause of all fungal; (yeast) infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As long as it: Has been adequately treated and proven to be gone, usually you can. ...Read more
Yes: If your tubes are open, it is possible to become pregnant after a tubal insufflation . ...Read more
Yes: However it is recommended you wait at least 1 month/period before trying again. ...Read more
Urinary symptoms?: Don't know your gender. Are you sure you have a bladder infection? If you are a woman who has just been treated for chlamydia with an antibiotic - that could increase your chance for a yeast infection. That can some times cause some burning with urination. If you aren't sure if you have a urinary tract infection - please see your physician for further evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
LSH?: What does LSH stand for?Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes!!!: Many sexually transmitted diseases are not immediately obvious & apparent upon initial infection. Syphilis, hepatitis & HIV can take years to become apparent. Even chlamydia doesn't always cause pain but can be found while searching for causes of infertility. That's why it's important for men to wear a condom each & every time to minimize risk of transmission although not absolute guarantee. ...Read more
STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Newly divorced, ex cheated a lot, partial hysterectomy & wanted full std screen Dr. said unnecessary b/c some I couldn't get. Right? or 2nd opinion?
Get the STD screen: In my opinion to be on the safe side you should have a full STD screen done as soon as possible at a local clinic. Also this seems like a very traumatic emotional experience and so if you would like some counselling to help you deal with this I can offer you that. If you feel this would help you please set up an appointment with me on HealthTap: www.healthtap.com/drharoldmandel ...Read more
STDs: There are twelve stds. Not one of them is less likely if you have had a hysterectomy. That being said, leaves me to wonder what you are really specifically asking about. Having had a hysterectomy will not change your risk of carrying or being infected with any of the twelve common stds. ...Read more
I've had a vaginal odor since my partial hysterectomy with no std diagnosis or exposure. Is there something I can take to re-balance my environment?
Bacterial vaginosis?: The main cause of strong vaginal odor, sometimes with discharge, is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. Hysterectomy might trigger it. The doctor who did your hysterectomy undoubtedly has a lot of experiecne with BV. Contact her for advice on diagnosis and treatment. It is unlikely you can accurately sort this out without professional evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
After a hysterectomy, can blood tests for std's be performed at a STD testing site that is not the physician's office? Is it common enough?
Yes.: Today full std testing can be done via blood test only, there is no longer need to obtain any genital swabs or even urine samples. The hysterectomy would make no difference in any case. You can ask your regular family physician to test you, for peace of mind, or possible exposure, and ask them to draw the blood for the test. It's that simple. ...Read more
I had a total hysterectomy 14 years ago. I am sexually active with 1 person & have been tested for std's & he has been as well. I had no vaginal discharge at all after my hysterectomy & Only began having discharge after resuming sex. Is this normal?
Vaginal discharge: Have your OB take a look at it. It may be an Infection ...Read more
Complete hysterectomy in 2011 due to cervical cancer pap 1 yr after no problem. now have abdominal pain after intercourse this year and no STDS?
I have irregular periods, had pap no cyst or STD mother had hysterectomy now back on track can I conceive?
After hysterectomy?: Just need to clarify if you had hysterectomy or not. If yes, you can not conceive anymore. If no and with fallopian tubes, ovaries, and uterus intact, you can conceive if your partner is free of male infertility factors and both are compatible for sperm survival and swimming. Best wish... ...Read more
Left pain for 1yr colonoscopy normal no STD hysterectomy helped some no bowel issue put on amoxclav 875mg seem to be helpin what could of been cause?
Divewrticular dis: The two issues that cause pain in abdomen are bleeding from ovarian cyst or inflammed diverticular disease. The pain of transient bleeding is short lived. Inflammed diverticular problems may not be seen on colonoscopy. Amoxicilllin will not help presence of irritating blood but will moderate the symptoms arising from an inflammatory process in the left bowel. ...Read more
Severe vaginal burning , ll quad pain, not uti, std, yeast, products or sex. Painful/difficult urination.Long endo history/ hysterectomy. Kidney stone?
Atrophy?: Atrophic vaginitis or desquamative vaginitis can cause the vaginal symptoms, as can other infections besides yeast, like bacteria and viruses. The treatments are all very different, so you'd need a gyn specialist to sort it out. As far as the llq pain, it may or may not be related, but it could be caused by a stone, or an ovarian cyst. But a kidney stone wouldn't cause vaginal burning. ...Read more
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