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Will Hysterectomy Impact Ability Achieve Orgasm
Will a hysterectomy have a significant impact on a woman's ability to achieve an orgasm or is that a myth?
Conventionally, orgasm is the culmination of sexual arousal (and may be repeated) and typically produces great pleasure through direct genital stimulation of the male penis and female clitoris. However, orgasm may also be achieved via the brain or as a reflex arc. The physical characteristics are an explosive peak & repeated neuromuscular action causing release of male ...Read more
If I had an hysterectomy does it mean the end of my sex drive and orgasms and ability to have intercourse?
Since my full hysterectomy a yr n 1/2 ago sex with my partner is very painful, orgasms are excrutiating and for sevrl hrs aftr am curld up in pain. Y?
Scar Tissue: You have scar tissue. I see that you have been to the doctor about this. Please demand that they come up with a better solution than leaving you in pain. ...Read more
Yes: Hoping you heal up well. Best wishes. ...Read more
It can be: It depends on how much the uterus was contributing to your sexual feelings before the hysterectomy. A healthy uterus can contract in a very pleasant way during sex which could be lost. A uterus that is not healthy can cause pain during sex and orgasm. Removing then may improve. So, it depends on how your uterus was doing before they hysterectomy. Most women can have great sex after a hysterectomy. ...Read more