Sexual activity

You can resume sexual intercourse as soon as you feel physically and mentally ready, taking care to protect your new joint. Many people resume sexual activity between 6 and 8 weeks after surgery, by which time the surgical incision should have healed, and the muscles and ligaments are healing properly. Avoid sexual positions that cause pain.
After hip replacement surgery, try to stick to sexual positions that involve lying on your unaffected side or your back at first. Here are some precautions you can follow for the first 3 months to avoid dislocating your hip during sex:

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