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what is a hymenectomy?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Surgery: incision or partial excision of hymen to relieve obstruction to menses flow or stricture at vaginal opening.
Answered on Jun 11, 2019

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Depends: Dpe\\epends upon the age of the patient. If a minor (under 18 years) see a pediatric surgeon. If adult see an ob/gyn.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Several reasons: Hymenectomy can be done when one has an imperforate hymen (closed or fused). It also can be done when hymen hypertrophy is present to prevent bleeding ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
If abnormal: If hymen is imperforate it will allow mebnses to flow instead of backing up and causing intense abdominal pain with each cycle. In the event of hypert ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Rarely: Correctly it is a hymenotomy. It is required when the hymen is imperforate or fused.
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