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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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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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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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If i had a hysterectomy can I spread an STD to someone?

If i had a hysterectomy can I spread an STD to someone?

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

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I have light spotting daily for 3 weeks . I had a partial hysterectomy 6 months ago .5 weeks ago I had unprotected sex one time . Could I have std?

I have light  spotting  daily for 3 weeks . I had a partial hysterectomy 6 months ago .5 weeks ago I had unprotected sex one time . Could I have std?

Yes and no: spotting is coming from cervis left behind in subtotal hysterectomy if that is what you mean by Partial hysterectomy Cervicits, polyp infection or growth on cervix can make you bleed need checkup, pap smear ...Read more

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