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tear/hole at top of vagina after hysterectomy?

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I had a hysterectomy in 2005. My question is hard to describe~ here goes. I have near always suspected that I have an opening at the top of my vagina , but am too embarrassed to go to the doctor to ask. I have no signs of infection but have an awful odor for days after sex and wonder if my body is storing semen. Can this happen?
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replied March 4th, 2012

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It is not possible for the female genitals to store semen as the sperms die off after 5 days by themselves.The odour can be due to hormonal changes in the body as after Hysterectomy there is a sudden drop in the female hormones so that might be a possibility.
Even infections as yeast,bacterial vaginosis can present like this.A pelvic examination and Pap smear would help in ruling out the cause.Kindly visit a Gynaecologist for evaluation.
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replied May 25th, 2012
Ovarian Cysts after a hysterectomy
I was diagnosed today with ovarian cyst today. I had a hysterectomy Feb. 21, 2012 and the doctor left my ovaries and had to put a mesh splint on my urethra. I have 3 cysts in my vagina. Why would this happen?
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