How does a hysterectomy affect your sex life? Third post of three-part series.

Disclaimer: Everything I say here is my personal opinion and does not constitute medical advice. Please consult your own doctor for information and advice.

This post is the third of a three-part series on sex after a hysterectomy. In Part 1: The Basics, I provided an overview of what a hysterectomy is and how it is done. In Part 2: The Aftermath, I talked about recovery, hormones, and emotions. In this post I’ll talk about your new sex life, post-hysterectomy.


Most women do well with a hysterectomy—which is no consolation for women who experience a complication. Complications can range from temporary infections and fever on the mild end to permanent problems such as adhesions, pelvic floor prolapse, and nerve damage. Read More →