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Can have sex after fibroids surgery?

Can have sex after fibroids surgery?

Sure, but...: ...Ask you gynecologist when you may resume sexual activity. Of course, you'll want to wait until it is comfortable, no matter what restrictions your doctor gives you. Good luck. ...Read more

Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


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Will I have to have surgery right away if i've been diagnosed with a uterine fibroid/tumor?

Will I have to have surgery right away if i've been diagnosed with a uterine fibroid/tumor?

Usually no: Uterine fibroids are extremely common and may be asymptomatic. Surgery may be needed if fibroids cause symptoms that can be relieved only by surgery. Unless the fibroids are causing profuse bleeding, there would not be a reason to have surgery immediately. ...Read more

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What can cause bloody discharge after sex, after a fibroid tumor removal?

What can cause bloody discharge after sex, after a fibroid tumor removal?

Non-healing of surge: How long after the surgery, did you start the sex? If the surgical wound hasn't healed completely, bleeding is expected. ...Read more

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When should one have sex after the removal of fibroids?

6 weeks: Pregnancy should be deferred longer depending on the size and number of fibroids removed. ...Read more

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How long must someone wait to have sex after having fibroids?

6 weeks: Usually 6 weeks after surgery it is ok to become sexually active again after fibroids are removed. However, it is not advised to become pregnant for at least 4 months after fibroids are removed. ...Read more

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How long does it take to have sex after you take fibroids out?

How long does it take to have sex after you take fibroids out?

Allow recovery: If you had either a laparoscopic or hysteroscopic removal of fibroids, you should wait at least 4 weeks to have intercourse. The uterus should be allowed to fully heal. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with fibroids. When I have sex it hurts in my pelvic area is this related ? Thanks in advance.

Absolutely related: Large fibroids can obstruct any "visitors" in the vagina during intercourse, and if abdominal in size can be problematic when someone is "bouncing" on your abdomen. ...Read more

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How soon can a woman have sex after having surgical removal of uterine fibroids?

Generally 1-2 weeks: After removing fibroids, having intercouse will not cause any problems, but often it is normal for it to be painful for at least 1-2 weeks. I tell my patients to wait at least a week, but if it is painful, to back off until the pain goes away. ...Read more

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Tumor Surgery (Definition)

This is a general term. Tumor just means lump or mass, but is often used to describe cancer. A surgery to remove a tumor can be quite simple like removing a lipoma which is superficial all the way to a very complex surgery like the whipple which is used to remove tumors in the pancreas. Usually the mass and a margin of ...Read more


Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more