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When causes problem: There are innumerable reasons including but not limited to asymmetry, pain, discomfort, tenderness, sores, mechanical interference with sex or activity, hygiene, diversion of urinary stream, embarrassment or humiliation, visibility in garments, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
LessPain Labiaplasty: About 6 months ago, i would have told you that the biggest drawback was the 2-3 days of pain and that you wouldn't want to sit down during that time. Now, here in miami we are doing lesspain labiaplasty and patients have zero pain for 3 days postop. So now that pain is not a concern, the only real disadvantage is no vaginal sex for several weeks postop. *** www.Arthurmd.Com *** miami, fl ***. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Problems?: If you are performing this for cosmetic reasons, and you have already started child bearing, it is best to wait. If performing this for medical reasons, I think you could have it at any time. In my practice, over 2/3 of patients have NOT had children. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does insurance ever cover labiaplasty? I'm really interested in a labiaplasty, but i can't afford it. Are there any circumstances where the procedure is covered by insurance?
Risks Involved: Properly performed by a surgeon well versed in this procedure- there are few risks involved. The most notable is scaring or over resection of tissue that can lead to discomfort with intercourse. Properly performed the chances of this occurring is very slight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Great question: I had to do some additional reading on this non traditional treatment and the studies are limited in regards to its use despite the claims. If used, but medical grade (sterile) with a umf of 10 or higher. This would likely be messy and labia wounds generally heal well with a low risk of infection. Read here: http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/manuka-honey-medicinal-uses. ...Read more
Yes: Limited answer in the space alowed: to some women large labia my cause dyscomfort , may feel shy about others looking at her and or you might not feel right with the appearance . Issues like this can be address without surgery, however, if its causing you problems in your sexual life, labiaplasty might be the answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers