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Forum Name: Gynecology
Question: Sex after hysterectomy
|CSP - Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:13 am||
I had sex for the first time 8 weeks after hysterctomy (ovaries still intact). Dr said I could have after 6. During sex I experienced a fair amount of bleeding. I am still spotting a little (a few hours later). There was absolutely no pain during intercourse but it is a little uncomfortable now. Is this normal?
|Debbie Miller, RN - Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:31 pm||
I expect this will not continue. But if it does, call your doctor. With your ovaries intact I would not expect excessive dryness but many women do benefit from some extra lubrication. The tissue may be a bit dry and the bleeding could be caused from that. I doubt this is caused by infection or polyps since you were so recently treated thoroughly.
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