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Pain and bleeding during intercourse after diverticulum surgery. Is it normal?

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i had intercourse for first time two years after diverticulum surgery. painf ful and bleeding. is this normal?
can i have a normal sexual relation after this? how abt pregnancy and delivery? did the surgery tighten the vagina?
Posted Sun, 15 Apr 2012 in Vaginal and Uterus Health
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 1 hour later
Thanks for posting your query.
Diverticulum surgery does not affect the vaginal structures. It does not affect your ability to have sex, ability to conceive or childbirth.
Having intercourse after a gap of two years can be painful and mild bleeding can occur. There is nothing to worry. The pain will subside on its own after a few sessions. You can use K-Y jelly or petroleum jelly to decrease the pain and bleeding.
Do not worry. You will be able to enjoy your sex life.
Hope this answers your query. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.
Wishing you good health.
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