Vaginal dryness, sensation and orgasm Having a hysterectomy doesn't mean you can't have an orgasm. British Medical Journal, Oct. If you don't feel ready for sex after six weeks, don't worry — different women feel ready at different times. Hormones, Health, and Your Best Sex Ever by Lauren Streicher, MD you can find a wealth of information about how to deal with gynecological problems that can make sex for a woman uncomfortable or painful. If this is a false positive, meaning that your access to your own site has been limited incorrectly, then you will need to regain access to your site, go to the Wordfence "options" page, go to the section for Rate Limiting Rules and disable the rule that caused you to be blocked. In order to study this, it would be necessary to evaluate a group of woman planning hysterectomy, randomly leave the cervix in half of them, and then reacess orgasm at a given time after surgery. Changes in the pelvic area A hysterectomy will cause certain changes in the pelvic area. What should I do if sex is painful? The vagina may be slightly shorter than before the surgery, but this should not cause problems with sexual activity. It is argued that the supports of the vagina are damaged by removal of the cervix. Department of Health and Human Services recommend that you not insert anything in your vagina for the first six weeks after your surgery. There are also several over-the-counter products to treat vaginal dryness. The supporting structures are frequently damaged by childbirth, and can be repaired during hysterectomy. Some women find sex more enjoyable as they can relax now there is no risk of pregnancy anymore. However, everyone heals at a different rate. However, these feelings should pass. Typically, improvements in a woman's sex life occur only if she has had sexual problems before the surgery.