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I had a hysterectomy 9 days ago. My gyn/onc said I could have sex 2 weeks post op sooner if I felt able. I had uterus and cervix removed vaginally.

NO! Because the suture line at the top of the vagina needs time to heal, it is not safe to have vaginal penetration for at least 6 weeks. Intercourse at 2 weeks or less with a vaginal hysterectomy would be a really bad idea! Read more...
Not common. Very few surgeons would recommend resumption of vaginal intercourse that soon after a hysterectomy. The norm is 4 weeks and many doctors recommend 6 or 8 weeks. The risk forserious problems would be quite high by resuming sex that early. Read more...