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After ostomy surgery, you may experience some issues that could impact your sex life. Fortunately there are solutions. Get the facts here.
Depending on the kind of ostomy surgery you’ve had, you may experience issues when having sex. The good news is that some of these problems are temporary, or can be minimized. You can have a normal and healthy sex life.
Some things you might experience include:
Pain during intercourse: There are several types of problems you might experience. Here are a few of the most common:
Decrease in pelvic muscle strength: Having strong pelvic muscles is important for satisfying intercourse. If you experience weakness after ostomy surgery, see a physical therapist or nurse practitioner for biofeedback education and exercises that may help to locate and strength your pelvic floor muscles.
Loss of sensation: Some women find that the feeling and sensitivity of their clitoris have diminished. This may be due to nerve pathways to the clitoris becoming impaired by surgery. Talk to your healthcare professional for assistance if you experience this issue.
Your surgery may or may not impact your sex life. But, if you do run into any of these issues, seek help and guidance from your healthcare team.Download the full pdf: Living with an Ostomy: Sex & Parenthood
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