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Operations on the labia and vagina after childbirth. Labiaplasty and vaginoplasty.

Operations on the labia and vagina after childbirth.Tone and shape of the vagina is disrupted in most women in varying degrees, in the case of passing the birth naturally. During vaginal delivery (especially second and third), the load on the walls of the vagina and labia huge. As a result, it changes significantly the shape of the vagina and labia, and decreased tone.

It is essential to improve the situation is possible only surgically. The operation to change the shape of the labia minora is called - labiaplasty. And operation on restoration of form and tone of the vagina is called - vaginoplasty. The cost of these types of transactions very much depends on the clinic and the number of pull-up elements. This article is to elaborate on plastic labia.

When the operation is necessary in the labia?

Labiaplasty need women if changes her labia after childbirth negative effect on her sexual relationship, her female sexuality and confidence in itself.

Indications for labiaplasty are:

  • changes in the shape or size of the labia minora, which can greatly extend beyond the large,
  • loss of symmetry of the labia,
  • elongation and asymmetry of the labia minora,
  • too large labia,
  • flabby and pendulous labia atrophy due to age or congenital changes.
  • If a woman present inflammation of the labia and vagina as well as the positive tests for fungal diseases and veniericheskie - plastic labia and can not be contraindicated. Just do contraindicated plastic zone in the vagina if a woman plans to give birth to more.

    Preparation for surgery to change the shape of the labia.

    The operation is under preparation is no different from any other transaction. Be sure to surrender blood and urine tests, blood tests for HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, as well as gynecological smear flora. Just be sure to do a complete hair removal in the area of operation.

    Operation can be performed under general or local anesthesia. Select the type of anesthesia will depend on the extent of intervention and the patient's condition.

    Operation of the labia adjustment takes about 40 -50 minutes.   Most often it occurs during childbirth stretching region of the labia minora. As a result of the labia is ugly "stick" because of the labia majora. In such cases, labiaplasty surgery usually is to reduce the labia minora, so they do not go beyond the labia majora. The operation is to remove the excess tissue by excision of the labia majora so that they were in for the depths of the labia majora. Excision of tissue is performed using a linear or a V-shaped incision. The first version of section disappears natural folds, which is characteristic of the edges of the labia minora. The second form - V-shaped cross-section - in the area of the labia minora are excised patches. This allows you to preserve the natural folds of the labia minora.

    Also, if necessary, performed plastic labia majora. The function of the labia majora is that they cover the small lips, maintain the temperature regime of the genitals and an obstacle to the penetration of pathogens into the vagina. Women after childbirth often simultaneously with stretching of the labia minora and marked deformity of the labia majora. In this case, the same held excision of tissue sections hanging lips. After excision of excess tissue of the labia wound sutured, the bioresorbable sutures, ie no need to remove them.

    After plastic surgery.

    If the operation is performed under local anesthesia, the patient can write out the same day.

    In the case of general anesthesia, the patient will have to stay in hospital for at least 24 hours.

    After the operation, appointed antibiotics and analgesics.

    All wounds heal within a month approximately. The scars that remain after surgery, almost unobtrusive. The wounds are tightened relatively quickly thanks to good circulation. In this area. Its final form will take your labia for 2 - 3 months.

    Possible complications after surgery.    Operation of the adjustment of the labia is not difficult, but as in any other operation the risk the risk of complications can not be excluded, although they occur very rarely. Generally it can be soft tissue swelling in the area of operation, hematoma (bleeding) and discomfort.    Sex after a labiaplasty may be 6 weeks (if no complications).

    Of the possible specific complications mammoplasty is worth noting:

  • Dyspareunia (pain during sexual intimacy),
  • Asymmetry (often barely perceptible).


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