Tangjitgamol et al. The effect of hysterectomy on sexual satisfaction Based on the review of the relevant studies, the effect of hysterectomy on sexual satisfaction differed from one study to another. Moreover, Maas et al.
As it lightens the blood may become pink, brown or black. A period occurs after ovulation. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ACOGafter a hysterectomy, a woman should refrain from putting anything in the vagina for about 6 weeks.
Speak to a GP about stopped or missed periods.
Keeping your vagina clean and healthy Vagina changes after childbirth. Will I feel different to my partner? Revised March How it affects each woman is different, and some women find that hormone replacement therapy can help alleviate the symptoms of menopause.
Loss of femininity, no longer being able to bear children, fear of diminished attractiveness.
The effects of hysterectomy on sexual arousal in women with a history of benign uterine fibroids. Some women have less interest in sex after having a hysterectomy. The change in hormone levels during the menopause can affect your sex life. The vagina may be slightly shorter than before the surgery, but this should not cause problems with sexual activity.
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