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Does an oophorectomy affect a woman's libido?
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If you had both your ovaries removed then your main production of estrogen has been taken away, and this hormone does play a role in libido in women.
Talk to your gyn about your treatment options.

In brief: Yes
If you had both your ovaries removed then your main production of estrogen has been taken away, and this hormone does play a role in libido in women.
Talk to your gyn about your treatment options.
Dr. Rolando Rivera
Dr. Rolando Rivera
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes if both ovary
Removed , if only one is removed the answer is no.

In brief: Yes if both ovary
Removed , if only one is removed the answer is no.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Libido
It all depends if both ovaries were removed.
If it were, it is similar to male castration and your main source of female hormones are removed. However, other organs/glands of your body secrete small amounts of the other hormones including testosterone which is responsible for libido.

In brief: Libido
It all depends if both ovaries were removed.
If it were, it is similar to male castration and your main source of female hormones are removed. However, other organs/glands of your body secrete small amounts of the other hormones including testosterone which is responsible for libido.
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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