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How can I heighten my sex drive after a hesterectomy and being 50 years old. ?

How can I heighten my sex drive after a hesterectomy and being 50 years old. ?

Medications?: You may be a candidate for hormone replacement therapy. This should be very seriously considered and discussed with your gyn. All risk factors should be identified and clearly laid out for you to consider. ...Read more

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Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


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Does having a hysterectomy have a affect on your sex drive?

Does having a hysterectomy have a affect on your sex drive?

It depends: on whether the hysterectomy was complete or just the uterus. If it was complete the loss of hormones from the ovaries could decrease the sex drive. sometimes after even a partial hysterectomy a woman may psychologically fell different but that are still the same woman. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get her sex drive back after hysterectomy?

Is there any way to get her sex drive back after hysterectomy?

YES: If the ovaries were removed, then hormone replacement therapy can make a dramatic improvement. If the ovaries have stopped working, same answer. If the hormones are normal, then over time as she heals, it should come back. If not, time to check in with your family doctor! ...Read more

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After a hysterectomy is it normal to have no sex drive?

After a hysterectomy is it normal to have no sex drive?

Possible: If your ovaries were removed then your libido can be decreased - that is treatable with hormone replacement. If you retained your ovaries, the decreased libido can still be treated easily in most cases. You should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Having a complete hysterectomy done, will I have a sex drive afterwards?

Having a complete hysterectomy done, will I have a sex drive afterwards?

Yes, as long as...: Yes, as long as a functional ovary or two still left behind and mental adjustment and expectation being sound, your sex drive will be still with you. Hysterectomy without ovarian removal is done for non-cancerous diseases. Then, why did you have hysterectomy? So, ask your surgeon timely for detailing as needed. Best... ...Read more

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Told to have a hysterectomy, hearing stories about unnecessary surgery, loss of sex drive, etc?

Told to have a hysterectomy, hearing stories about unnecessary surgery, loss of sex drive, etc?

Get another opinion: For many women who do need to have surgery, it is reassuring to have a second opinion from another doctor confirming that surgery is warranted and indicated and will be beneficial to you. ...Read more

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My wife is in menopause via hysterectomy. On several meds for bipolar, high bp, thyroid, she has no sex drive. What can I do to help her?

My wife is in menopause via hysterectomy. On several meds for bipolar, high bp, thyroid, she has no sex drive. What can I do to help her?

Caring: While she certainly should talk to her primary MD about her medications it is also important to create a mood and pick a time that would most enhance the opportunities. It does make a difference. Talk to her, listen and help her feel comfortable. ...Read more

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I'm 50 yrs old and have had low libido for over 2 yrs. I had a hysterectomy when i was 30. Is there anything i can do to fix this? I'm also on estroge

I'm 50 yrs old and have had low libido for over 2 yrs. I had a hysterectomy when i was 30. Is there anything i can do to fix this? I'm also on estroge

Talk to your MD: Some women experince decreased libido with menopause. Discuss with your physicuan to explore all other possible etiology and discuss options. ...Read more

Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more


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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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