Mar 26, - In most cases, a woman can resume a healthy, fulfilling sex life after she heals. Typically, removing the uterus and cervix does not affect the sensation in the vagina or a woman's ability to have an orgasm. Relief from these symptoms may make sex after a hysterectomy more enjoyable than before surgery.How long should you wait? · What to expect · Complications · Sex and menopause. You will be advised not to have sex for around four to six weeks after having a hysterectomy. This should allow time for scars to heal and any vaginal discharge or bleeding to stop. A total hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus (womb) and cervix.