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What Is Perineal Anoplasty
Two weeks ago i got a anoplasty surgery and i'm feeling better but what things can I and can't i do?
Go to the source: You should call your surgeon's office in the morning and ask for clarification of your expectations. It's really not appropriate for me to offer my opinion in your acute post op period. Your own surgeon is your primary resource. So, make the call. Good luck. ...Read more
Vagina is situated very close to anus as result of anoplasty. No bk anal muscles.Working fine.Safe or unsafe to have a natural birth?
Time for consult: My first thought would be to protect your anoplasty with a c-section delivery. The chances of a tear through the reconstructed area is real and repair difficult. However, the best people to discuss this with are the ones that repaired you in the past. ...Read more
Sit to void: Diverting the male urethra to empty via the perineum, typically done after penectomy for cancer or for severe stricture disease of the urethra, is known as a perineal urethrostomy. The male sits to urinate, otherwise everything is the same. The sphincter muscles of control are unchanged. ...Read more
Not sure why you: Would have dietary restrictions after a perineal urethrostomy as the surgery is there to just direct the flow of urine to a different location. Immediately after the surgery you may want to consider a bland diet as your body is recovering from anesthesia, but that is very quickly over. If you are really concerned why not ask the urologist completing the procedure. ...Read more
Multiple causes: The perineum, in women, is the area between the vagina and the anus.Common causes of pain include complications of childbirth, other trauma, abscess, entrapment of the pudendal nerve, nerve-associated cysts, pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian cyst or torsion, even menstrual cramps. Inflammatory bowel disease/colitis can also cause. Requires careful evaluation usually by GYN specialist. Good luck ...Read more