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Insurance And Labiaplasty
Not covered: Labioplasty procedure is a reduction of the length of the labia. Although, the labioplasty procedure can reduce discomfort associated with a long labium (with tight clothes), the procedure is not medically necessary. To my knowledge it is not covered by any type of insurance. ...Read more
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?
My labia hangs low and it gets extremely swollen and painful after sex it swells so bad that it feels almost hard would my insurance cover Labiaplasty?
Daughters labia causes discomfort and irritation because it is so large. Is labiaplasty safe for 15 yr old? Can the cost be covered by insurance?
Weigh the risks: With any surgery there are risks and benefits of performing the surgery. With reconstructing the vaginal area your daughter could have infection, scarring, loss of sensation, etc. Visit with a Gynecologist and Plastic Surgeon to determine if surgery is the way to go. Many procedures performed by Plastic Surgery are not covered, check with your insurance first. ...Read more
Discoloration is not common except in deeply pigmented individuals.
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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
What kind of anesthesia will I have for a labiaplasty? I don't think I want to be an awake for a labiaplasty. Will i be able to have general anesthesia?
When can I exercise again after labiaplasty? I feel best when I exercise regularly. Will I have to wait long after my labiaplasty to get back to my regular workout routine?
Depends : Depending upon your level of activity you can probably resume some exercise within a few weeks. Some specific exercises will be withheld longer though until the healing is more solid. :). ...Read more
What should I look for in a surgeon to do a labiaplasty? I've been wanting a labiaplasty for a few years, but I'm scared. I've seen some reviews where the surgeon took off too much, and I don't want that to happen to me. How can I choose the right surgeon
Experience and caring are probably the most important. Look at your prospective doctor's pictures. How many has he or she done and how do they look>? Then look at reviews online.
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Cosmetic in nature:
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.
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Labiaplasty: Reducing the labia will not affect your sui. If you leak you will still need to wear a pad if you're 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
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
Great question: I had to do some additional reading on this non-traditional treatment and the studies are limited in regard to its use despite the claims. If used, but medical grade (sterile) with an 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
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 it's causing you problems in your sexual life, labiaplasty might be the answer. ...Read more
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
Had labiaplasty 6/9. How long should I wait to go swimming? & what should it look like when it is okay to?
Recovery labiaplasty: It's 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
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
How long does labiaplasty surgery take? I've heard long surgeries are riskier than short ones. Is a labiaplasty a quick procedure?
Ask your surgeon!: Your surgeon is the best person to ask regarding what to do when post-operatively. Don't forget to ask about what not to do and what (signs of) complications to look for, eg bleeding, infection, etc. Also make sure you understand what you'll look like initially post-op so you won't be frightened post-op if you notice tremendous swelling. ...Read more
How long do I have to wait after labiaplasty to have sex? I've read conflicting information on how soon after labiaplasty I can safely have sex.
How can I tell if my labia is abnormal and needs a labiaplasty? I'm not sure what a normal labia looks like, so I'm not sure if I need labiaplasty.
Is it safe to have vaginoplasty and labiaplasty procedures at the same time? Is it not recommended to have labiaplasty with other surgeries? I would rather be in recovery at one time, instead of having two operations and downtime and recovery for the 2nd
Yes: These operations are very frequently performed together and there is little increase in recovery with one or both. There are many surgeons who are highly trained and experienced in these operations so be sure do your research before choosing a surgeon. ...Read more
Is there a chance that my skin might be discolored after labiaplasty? What are the most frequent side effects of labiaplasty? I am a woman in my 30s. Having researched the labiaplasty procedure on the internet, I read about some side effects like skin di
Possible not probabl: While discoloration is possible it is not probable. In fact most patients prefer the appearance afterwards because the labiaplasty eliminates the darker portions that patients frequently dislike. However, a review of your surgeons photos will likely give you a good idea of what to expect. To see photos of over 150 labiaplasty procedures visit bodysculptor. Com. ...Read more
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.
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