When you may need Labiaplasty:
1) Medical reasons
- Pain during sex due to elongated labia.
- Sexual avoidance due to anticipated pain associated with sexual activities.
- Sexual avoidance due to fear of ridicule or rejection by a partner.
- Pain while riding a horse or bicycle due to larger labia.
- Pain wearing tight clothes due to extended labia.
2) Cosmetic reasons
- Labial sagging
- Labial asymmetry
- For aesthetic reasons
- To look more youthful
- better sexual experience
How to recover after Labiaplasty?
Recovery is an essential part of the treatment itself. The recovery period determines the effectiveness of the surgery. Here are a couple of tips that can help after going through the surgery-
- Use ice packs to relieve minor pain and swelling.
- Gentle walks for better blood circulation.
- Bed rest for the first 24 hours.
- Pay attention to hygiene in the vaginal area till fully healed.
- Wear loose-fitting cotton fabric clothes, to make sure the vaginal area is breathable and no germs are collected.
- Resume sexual activity only after the doctor’s approval.
Risks of Labiaplasty surgery?
- Pain during sex
- Decreased vulvar sensitivity
- Chronic vaginal dryness
- Scarring that results in painful vaginal sex
- Bleeding and hematoma are also possible risks of the surgery.
- if the labia are over-resected, or too much skin is removed, it will no protect the vaginal opening.
- Over-resected labia can throw off the pH balance and could result in vaginal infections.