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Where does sperm go during sex after hysterectomy?

Where does sperm go during sex after hysterectomy?

In vagina or leaks: Not much different to before hysterectomy, except cervix is missing ; thus no sperm go further than upper end of vagina. Sperm/semen then leaks or is washed out. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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I had a hysterectomy five weeks ago. I was under the impression i could have sex after four weeks. We waited five to be safe . . I saw blood during sex. Not as much as a period but enough that i had to change the sheets. Is something wrong?

I had a hysterectomy five weeks ago. I was under the impression i could have sex after four weeks. We waited five to be safe . . I saw blood during sex. Not as much as a period but enough that i had to change the sheets. Is something wrong?

Likely : Likely nothing is wrong, however you need to let your doctor know what happened. He/she may want to examine you and check for possible infection or other post op complications. If you have a fever, continued bleeding, or pain seek medical care immediately. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi, I had a full hysterectomy several years ago. I have been married for nearly 30 years and during sex with my husband there was a horrible smell coming from my vagina. What could be the cause of this? Also, how long can it take for semen to fully lea

Hi, I had a full hysterectomy several years ago.  I have been married for nearly 30 years and during sex with my husband there was a horrible smell coming from my vagina.  What could be the cause of this?  Also, how long can it take for semen to fully lea

Here are some ...: A 30-yr experience indicates a non-detrimental event; that's great. As to how soon the smell may fade, it would be personally unique due to individual variation in smell sensitivity and specificity. So, your personal repetitive experience should be you most reliable answer to fit your personal situation. Academically, I could have remembered any known study was specifically designed to answer this ...Read more

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I had a vaginal hysterectomy yrs ago. Have problems with urinary incont, pelvic pain and pain during sex. Is this normal side effect from surgery

I had a vaginal hysterectomy yrs ago. Have problems with urinary incont, pelvic pain and pain during sex. Is this normal side effect from surgery

Common, not normal: Lost of urine with coughing and sneezing may follow the weakening of the pelvic floor. Weight gain, smoking, ethnicity and previous pelvic surgery may contribute to this very treatable condition. ...Read more

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I had a partial hysterectomy over a year ago. I have pain and bleeding during sex. Tonight I noticed dried blood when wiping after urinating. Cancer?

I had a partial hysterectomy over a year ago. I have pain and bleeding during sex. Tonight I noticed dried blood when wiping after urinating. Cancer?

Probably not: You need to see your surgeon for follow up exanination In partial hysterectomy ( sub total ) you still will have cervix , you need gynecological evaluation , it could be a surgical stitch irritating you , by simple removal of it will give you relief ...Read more

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Why do I have pain during sexual intercourse after hysterectomy?

Not normal: U may have vagina dryness- may need vaginal hormones, may have scar tissue against the vaginal cuff , may have other issues please see your gyn. ...Read more

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I had an abdomina hysterectomy; is it normal for me to have vaginal bleeing during sexual intercourse?

I had an abdomina hysterectomy; is it normal for me to have vaginal bleeing during sexual intercourse?

It depends.: It's important for the surgeon to look to make sure the sutures are still intact. Did they take your ovaries too? If so you may have vaginal dryness and pain. if appropriate this can be treated with vaginal estrogen cream. If just your uterus is now gone your ovaries should still be working and you should not be experiencing dryness and bleeding. Please see your surgeon ...Read more

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What is considered normal vaginal bleeding during sexual intercourse after an abdominal hysterectomy?

What is considered normal vaginal bleeding during sexual intercourse after an abdominal hysterectomy?

No bleeding: No bleeding during vaginal intercourse is considered normal. If that is a persistent problem, you need to see your gyn md for an examination to determine where it is coming from. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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