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Doctor insights on: Anterior Vaginal Wall Repair

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Can a tampon cause a lump to form on the front of the vaginal wall?

Can a tampon cause a lump to form on the front of the vaginal wall?

Bartholins Abscess: Patients with cysts may present with painless labial swelling. Abscesses may present spontaneously or after a painless cyst with the following symptoms: acute, painful unilateral labial swelling dyspareunia pain with walking and sitting sudden relief of pain followed by discharge (highly suggestive of spontaneous rupture) you need an evaluation urgently by a physician. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
Once
Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
Once
Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
Once
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Hi i have a large lump on the anterior part of my vaginal wall. It sometimes itches and is painful during sex. It has been there for about a week...

Hi i have a large lump on the anterior part of my vaginal wall.  It sometimes itches and is painful during sex.  It has been there for about a week...

Doctor: May be a cyst that is infected or some type of glandular infection. Tell your doc about it and may want to use an antibiotic or exam you. Either way sounds ok but call the doc and ask ...Read more

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I had an a/p vaginal wall repair 3 days ago. I want to masturbate using clitoral stimulation, is this ok to orgasm so soon or will it split my stiches?

I had an a/p vaginal wall repair 3 days ago. I want to masturbate using clitoral stimulation, is this ok to orgasm so soon or will it split my stiches?

Surgical technique: It is unlikely to cause harm but your surgeon will know exactly what was done and what techniques were used. It is likely they will want you to refrain at least for a brief period of time. Since we do not know exactly what was done surgically it is best we do not give a recommendation only 3 days after. I am glad your surgical recovery is going so well though. ...Read more

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Had a leep cone biopsy doctor billed for vaginal wall repair, is that right?

Need more info: A cone biopsy isn't a vaginal wall repair, but perhaps your physician did both. Ask, or get a copy of the operative note and see what is described. Billing for a procedure not done would be fraud and most physicians are honest, so it may have been done or could be a coding error. ...Read more

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What is a skin culture of the exterior vaginal wall?

What is a skin culture of the exterior vaginal wall?

Semantics: I can't give you an answer, unless i knew exactly where the culture was taken from. Labs have a variety of names for things, and they are not "standardized". ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel feces through the vaginal wall?

Is it normal to feel feces through the vaginal wall?

Usually normal: The rectum is just below the vagina. After childbearing, the tissue between the rectum and the vagina can be quite thin. If the rectum is full of stool, it can be felt through the vaginal wall. It would not be normal if the stool formed a huge uncomfortable bulge in the vagina. This is called a rectocele. Sometimes surgery is required to repair it if it is large. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does herpes feel like on a vaginal wall ? Is it intense pain?

What does herpes feel like on a vaginal wall ? Is it intense pain?

Can be...: Some outbreaks are intensely painful. Pain tends to be worse with the very first outbreak. Clusters of painful ulcerations on the vaginal wall and lips are frequently Herpes Simplex. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Swelling urethral opening and whitush stuff around my vaginal wall?

Swelling urethral opening and whitush stuff around my vaginal wall?

Likely infection: See your doctor for an examination. This is important to determine cause and treatment ...Read more

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Will you see rugae or smoothness of the vaginal wall with a cystocele?

Will you see rugae or smoothness of the vaginal wall with a cystocele?

Both: Vaginal rugae(folds) can be seen intra-vaginally of the upper vaginal wall where the cystocele(under the fallen bladder) is located if the problem is mild to moderate.(1st or 2nd degree) If it is a 3 degree problem the vaginal wall will be "stretched out" and smooth as rugae will no longer be seen at that point. ...Read more

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Can a normal sized vibrator perforate your vaginal wall? How do you know if this has happened?

Can a normal sized vibrator perforate your vaginal wall? How do you know if this has happened?

Possible, unlikely: You would have to be very vigorous and traumatic to do this. If you have heavy bleeding, persistent severe pain or other unusual symptoms, go and get examined by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Does doing kegels make the vaginal wall tighter?

Does doing kegels make the vaginal wall tighter?

They can: Ding a kegel is contracting the muscles that surround your vagina some if you work these muscles on a routine basis for 3 months in succession, you will likely improve vaginal tone and tightness. ...Read more

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How long will stitches on the vaginal wall last?

How long will stitches on the vaginal wall last?

Depends on the type: Different suture degrade differently. So physician can tell you what type he or she used and how long it take to dissolve. ...Read more

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36 yr old female found 2 tiny hard lumps in vaginal wall ca?

36 yr old female found 2 tiny hard lumps in vaginal wall ca?

Get it checked !: At your age, primary vaginal cancer is not likely. More commonly these are plugged glands or hair follicles or infections of the vaginal wall(HPV for example). Occasionally cancers (such as cervix or melanoma) can cause cancerous lumps in the vaginal wall. See a gynecologist or family doctor soon. ...Read more

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Is there really a difference between saggy vaginal wall and prolapse? Can you have sagging WITHOUT prolapse?

Is there really a difference between saggy vaginal wall and prolapse? Can you have sagging WITHOUT prolapse?

Degrees: Saggy is a slang term. Prolapse is a medical term. Likely both are describing the same thing. Certainly different degrees of prolapse exist. An obgyn can do an exam to determine the degree of prelate present. That along with your symptoms would guide whether or not treatment was indicated. ...Read more