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25 Sep 2002

sex after hyst.
Due to the radiation I had my virgina got smaller. When my husband and I have sex it is very painfull and show bloed (not a lot). It has been like this for four years. I neglect my husband and it is staring to have a serious effect on our marrige.

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01 Jan 0001

Dear Sandy,
This is a problem after radiation. I suggest that you discuss this with your gynaecologist and he/she will talk to you about dilating the vagina with your fingers, and your partners fingers. But in the meantime do continue to let your husband stimulate you with his hands [or mouth] while you stimulate him. You can still continue to make love in this way and hold your marriage with this kind of intimacy which is important to both of you.
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