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When would someone get a labiaplasty?

When would someone get a labiaplasty?

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 more

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What are the disadvantages of getting a labiaplasty?

What are the disadvantages of getting a labiaplasty?

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 more

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I want to know how much on average a labiaplasty costs?

Labiaplasty cost: The price for Labiaplasty really depends on whether you use Anastasia and what are you doing is it a hospital or office space procedure suite. I would expect the average cost to be somewhere between $3000 - $5000. ...Read more

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Is it best to wait until i've had my last child before having a labiaplasty?

Is it best to wait until i've had my last child before having a labiaplasty?

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 more

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Embarassing question about labiaplasty; I have sui. What will catch it if I dribble?

Embarassing question about labiaplasty; I have sui. What will catch it if I dribble?

Labiaplasty: Reducing the labia will not affect your sui. If you leak you will still need to wear a pad if your leaking is significant. By the way, your sui can be easily treated with a simple, safe, and effective procedure called a mid-urethral sling. ...Read more

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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? .

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?

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Most likely no: Each individual and insurance policy is different. It often does not hurt to ask, but in our experience is very unlikely that insurance would cover the operation. ...Read more

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What are the risks of getting a labiaplasty?

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 more

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Can I justify labiaplasty for sexual reasons?

Can I justify labiaplasty for sexual reasons?

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 more

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How popular in the u.S. Is labiaplasty and vaginoplasty surgery ?

How popular in the u.S. Is labiaplasty and vaginoplasty surgery ?

Labiaplasty: Labiaplasty, or cosmetic gynecology, is the fastest growing segment of cosmetic surgery in the U.S. The vast majority of women presenting for consideration of labiaplasty have normal genitalia. However, most women complain of discomfort with activities such as sports, bike riding, or during intercourse. Also, many do not like the appearance in certain clothes such as swimsuits, etc. ...Read more

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Can i put manuka honey on after labiaplasty?

Can i put manuka honey on after labiaplasty?

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

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How much does a labiaplasty require in terms of recuperation?

How much does a labiaplasty require in terms of recuperation?

Not much: Obvoiusly, you will be sore for several days but will be given pain pills to take. Sitz baths will also help. Because of the nature of the operation, most surgeons Prohibit their patients from engaging in intercourse for 4-6 weeks or so. ...Read more

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Is there a chance that my skin might be discolored after labiaplasty?

Is there a chance that my skin might be discolored after labiaplasty?

Yes, but....: Discoloration is not common except in deeply pigmented individuals. http://psinteractive.net/lab_faq.htm. ...Read more

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What are some reasons why it would be a good idea to get a labiaplasty?

What are some reasons why it would be a good idea to get a labiaplasty?

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 more

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Is labiaplasty an outpatient procedure? Will i be able to go home right after my labiaplasty? .

Is labiaplasty an outpatient procedure? Will i be able to go home right after my labiaplasty?

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95% of the time: Some patients require more care than others but almost all patients go home following the surgery. ...Read more

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Had labiaplasty 6/9. How long should I wait to go swimming? & what should it look like when it is okay to?

Had labiaplasty 6/9. How long should I wait to go swimming? & what should it look like when it is okay to?

Recovery labiaplasty: Its always BEST to check with your surgeon as we all have our own preferences on what you can and cannot do. If you were my patient, I would not have any concerns with swimming a week post op if everything was healing well. We are talking bobbing in the water and not things like water skiing. Swelling can be considerable still. ALWAYS best to check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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I need labiaplasty for health reasons not cosmetic purposes, but I have only have medical insurance. Does this fall under that?

I need labiaplasty for health reasons not cosmetic purposes, but I have only have medical insurance. Does this fall under that?

Not my experience: Despite submitting this as medically necessary, I have found that many third party payors have denied payment. ...Read more

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How long does labiaplasty surgery take? I've heard long surgeries are riskier than short ones. Is a labiaplasty a quick procedure? .

How long does labiaplasty surgery take? I've heard long surgeries are riskier than short ones. Is a labiaplasty a quick procedure?

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An hour or so...: The most common labiaplasty takes about an hour. It can take longer under straight local though. http://psinteractive.net/lab_faq.htm. ...Read more

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Is labiaplasty considered as a cosmetic surgery?

Is labiaplasty considered as a cosmetic surgery?

Cosmetic in nature: Good afternoon! Yes, despite some women suffering with discomfort and pain from excess labial tissue, in general labiaplasty and vaginoplasty is considered a cosmetic procedure. Properly performed, it is quick, easy, and in most case can be done under local anesthesia. I hope this helps ...Read more

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Is a labiaplasty regarded as a form of genital mutilation?

Ridiculous: Labiaplasty is a voluntary procedure performed to improve the appearance or function of the labia. Genital mutilation is destruction or damage to the genitals in order to damage or limit function typically seen in an oppressive society on an involuntary manner. ...Read more

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What kind of anesthesia will I have for a labiaplasty? I don't think i want to be a awake for a labiaplasty. Will i be able to have general anesthesia? .

What kind of anesthesia will I have for a labiaplasty? I don't think i want to be a awake for a labiaplasty. Will i be able to have general anesthesia?

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You have choices: Good afternoon! Female rejuvenation surgery can be performed under local anesthesia, IV sedation, or general anesthesia- the choice is yours! Be sure to see a doctor well versed in female rejuvenation surgery. I hope this helps ...Read more

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