I am facing a recommendation by my doctor to get a partial hysterectomy due to large fibroids. I believe that she will spare my ovaries and I think my cervix as well.
However I've read that loss of sex drive can occur following hysterectomy -- does this only apply if the ovaries are removed?
I have also read that even with ovaries intact, orgasm feels differently without the uterus. That the pelvic muscle contractions that occur inside the vagina during orgasm are absent.
Has anyone else had a partial hysterectomy, and did you find either of these things to be true?
I spoke to the Interventional Radiologist about my fibroids, and he told me I can still receive uterine artery embolization. Its appealing because it is not invasive, takes less than an hour, and there is almost no convalescence. However I found mentions on the internet that some women who have undergone this procedure experience loss of sexual sensation as well! (That was most of the reason I...
okay, I will try to keep the back story for this brief. I have always hated being on top. I'm extremely self conscious and could not finish, so I avoided it whenever I could. Fast forward, my husband has had 4 surgeries in 2 years. It had basically come down to I get on top or it's not happening. Fast forward a little more. I'm relatively comfortable with it now and i can get off. I'm not a...