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How long do you have to wait after a salpingo oophorectomy to have sex?

How long do you have to wait after a salpingo oophorectomy to have sex?

4-6 weeks: Typically women can resume all "normal" actvities in about 4-6 weeks. Remember that if both ovaries are removed, the sudden drop in homones can result in fairly abrupt vaginal dryness.... ...Read more

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How long after a salpingo oophorectomy can a woman have sex?

How long after a salpingo oophorectomy can a woman have sex?

Depends on patient: If your procedure was done laparoscopically, you may feel comfortable resuming sex in a week or two. If you had an open procedure with a larger incision, you may need to wait 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Long-term effects after unilateral salpingo oophorectomy? Removal b/c of lg cyst, borderline tumor. Experiencing very sweaty palms/feet 2 mos post-op.

Long-term effects after unilateral salpingo oophorectomy? Removal b/c of lg cyst, borderline tumor. Experiencing very sweaty palms/feet 2 mos post-op.

No effects: If ovarian lesion found early as in a transforming cyst and salpingo oophorectomy performed rather than total hyst.bilateral s.o. then the normal remaining ovary and tube can be spared. The cure rate is very high and pt. has some ovarian function. If the remaining ovary not functioning optimally then the symptoms noted may appear ...Read more

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I had a salpingo oopherectomy hysterectomy robotically 15 days ago due to polyps & pcosI returned to work on day 13 and I feel fine. Can I have sex?

I had a salpingo oopherectomy hysterectomy robotically 15 days ago due to polyps &  pcosI returned to work on day 13 and I feel fine.  Can I have sex?

Ask surgeon: It's great that you are already feeling so well but you still have a lot of healing to do on the inside. This is too early to resume sexual activity. Ask your surgeon when it will be safe when you are seen for your next post-op visit. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Which medicine is best for recovery after unilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

Which medicine is best for recovery after unilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

Pain medication: Other than the pain medication your doctor would have given you after surgery there is no specific medications needed. ...Read more

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Heavier blood clogs after unilateral salpingo oophorectomy is this normal?

Heavier blood clogs after unilateral salpingo oophorectomy is this normal?

Progesterone: By removing one ovary, your progesterone production was greatly reduced. This allows your remaining estrogen production to build up the lining of your uterus thicker and also does not counter estrogen's tendency to cause clots. By supplementing your progesterone on days 13-27b of your cycle his should resolve. Contact your nearest comppounding pharmacy to find a doctor that can help you. ...Read more

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