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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman get a STD after having a hysterectomy?

Please tell me, could a woman get a STD after having a hysterectomy?

Yes she can: Of course it would not affect her uterus as it has been removed. However the vagina ; introitus are not immune to catching an std from an infected partner. ...Read more

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Improving Sexual Desire (Checklist)

Go out on a date with your spouse
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Can I still get an STD if I have had a hysterectomy?

Can I still get an STD if I have had a hysterectomy?

Of course: Having a hysterectomy does not protect you against stds. Unless you are in a trusted mutually monogamous relationship you should use caution and use condoms for protection. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get an STD if you have had an hysterectomy?

Is it possible for you to get an STD if you have had an hysterectomy?

STD: Definitely, uterus has nothing to do with you getting an std or not, intercourse is. ...Read more

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Always respect your partner
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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

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