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  1. You can have intercourse 4-6 weeks after hysterectomy. This time span allows the uterus to heal completely and the vaginal discharge that occurs after hysterectomy also stops by then. However, you can have intercourse much sooner,i.e. after 1-2 weeks only, if you undergo laparoscopic hysterectomy. Also, you should know that indulging in sexual intercourse too soon after hysterectomy without consulting your gynecologist can cause infections and bleeding. So, make sure that you heal completely before deciding to have intercourse.

  1. Uterine polyps need to be removed if they start causing symptoms like irregular and excessive menstrual bleeding, frequent spotting between periods, and painful sex. Polyps can be safely removed through a laparoscopic procedure called hysteroscopy. An experienced gynecologist is the right doctor to consult for proper diagnosis and removal of the polyps.

  1. The downtime after uterus removal surgery depends upon the type of surgery undergone by the patient. For the conventional open hysterectomy procedure, the patient may need to rest for a few weeks before they can continue with their normal routine. On the other hand, if the patient chooses the modern laparoscopic technique for uterus removal, the patient can recover completely in just 5-6 days.

  1. Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. In hysterectomy, sometimes other parts such as the cervix, fallopian tubes or ovaries may also be removed.  Hysterectomy may be performed like the traditional surgery or with the minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure.  If a female undergoes a hysterectomy, she will no longer have her menstrual periods or be able to get pregnant and have a baby. Females also do not need to use any method of contraception after undergoing hysterectomy. Types of hysterectomy There are five types of hysterectomy: TotalRead more

  1. A hysterectomy is considered to be a safe procedure. As with all surgical procedures, there are risks associated with a hysterectomy. Some females, however, may have heavy bleeding and infection around the incision site after the surgery. It is important to note here that complications after hysterectomy often occur if the female skips her prescribed medications or fails to maintain proper hygiene.  Other complications that occur after hysterectomy include injury to the surrounding tissues or organs, including the urinary bladder, intestines or blood vesRead more