Hysterectomy

Posted on the Feb 12, 2011 by Betty Dodson
To my knowledge, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for a woman to remain vaginally active long past menopause without some kind of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). It's unfortunate, but each...
Posted on the Jan 02, 2016 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty, I'm 64 years old and just found this site last night. Where were you 30 years ago? I had a radical hysterectomy when I was 50. Before then I was never able to orgasm in my 30 years of...
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Posted on the Sep 19, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I was just wondering if the following things would affect my libido or lack there of. I am 42 and married with 2 kids. I have been on anti-depressant medication (150mg) for years and...
Posted on the Jul 17, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I am a 51-year-old female. I had a total abdominal hysterectomy at the age of 28 due to endometerosis and possible endoplastic process. I had one pregnancy but it failed. Never...
Posted on the Apr 17, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I don't get it. Doctors admit there are few nerve endings in the vaginal walls; yet after they take us apart during a full hysterectomy, that's all we have left: the clit and the...
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Posted on the Nov 06, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Dr. Betty, I am facing the reality that I will have to have a full hysterectomy due to cervical cancer. How would you recommend that I restore myself back to full sexual health? I have a husband...
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Posted on the Feb 07, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty, Various surveys show that 30 to 40 percent of women have some sexual deterioration from a hysterectomy and the doctors don't tell them.  The government says that 40 percent of them...
Posted on the Jan 20, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty and Carlin, I wanted to thank you both for all the amazing work you do for women across the world. I found your site a few years ago and I've known about Betty since college. Next week I...
Posted on the Oct 04, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, Various surveys show that 30 to 40 percent of women have some sexual deterioration from a hysterectomy and the doctors don't tell them. The government says that 40 percent of them...
Posted on the May 20, 2011 by Betty Dodson
My good friend Cindy Pearson reports that US doctors are performing hysterectomies for benign conditions which is damaging to women's health: "The Swedish study, published late last year, reaffirms...
Posted on the Feb 22, 2011 by Betty Dodson
I had a hysterectomy 2 weeks ago. It was a total because of pre-cancer cells. My question is when is ok to begin using my wand again? I have no sexual desire at this time but am very nervous about...
Posted on the Feb 18, 2011 by Betty Dodson
I am a 65 year old breast cancer survivor. My breast cancer has been removed and I have taken 6 weeks of radiation. I have also had a hysterectomy in 1997 due to fibroids. For the last 8 months I...
Posted on the Feb 12, 2011 by Betty Dodson
Hello Betty -- I'm in a happy, monogamous relationship with a wonderful man. But I'm 55, I've had a total hysterectomy and because my ovaries are gone, I have to take low-dose estrogen from now on....
Posted on the Dec 13, 2010 by Betty Dodson
Hi Dr. Betty, I am 32 years old. 2 years ago I had my uterus removed and three months ago I had my two ovaries and tubes removed, I have been married for ten years and it has been very difficult to...
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Posted on the Dec 08, 2010 by Betty Dodson
I have not been able to have an orgasm since I had my hysterectomy. I thought at first it was because I was in a bad marriage, we didn't have sex at all the last five years we were together. However...