Hymenoplasty

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A surgical process where the broken hymen is repaired is termed as hymenoplasty. Hymen could be broken because of sexual intercourse or physical activities.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR HYMENOPLASTY?

The hymen is the pinkish membrane the blocks the vaginal entrance. It is supposed to be a vaginal barrier against external infections until puberty. Apart from intercourse, there is various rigours physical activity that breaks the hymen. Women who want to restore their hymen can undergo hymenoplasty. The suitable candidate for hymenoplasty includes:

  • Women above the age of 18 years.
  • Women who have ruptured hymen because of sex or other activities.
  • Women who are physically fit and doesn’t suffer from any serious illness.

WHAT IS THE TREATMENT FOR HYMENOPLASTY?

Depending on your condition, your doctor would give you insight into the treatment and techniques associated with it. The techniques include:

  • Basic Technique: If there are remains of hymen left in the body then it can be stitched back together. You might be given local or general anaesthesia to prevent pain and discomfort during the procedure. The torn parts are sewed together and stitches being dissolvable avoids further discomfort. Generally, this procedure is done on an outpatient basis with around 30 to 40 minutes of the process.
  • Alloplant Technique: This technique is done when hymen cannot be stitched together. You will be given under local anaesthesia and then biomaterial is being inserted into the vagina and this tear through material function as the hymen. This procedure takes about two hours.
  • Hymen Reconstruction: In this procedure, the surgeon creates a new hymen using tissues from the lip of the vagina. This method abstains you from sexual intercourse for a minimum of 4 to 6 weeks.

WHAT DOES THE RECOVERY PROCESS LOOKS LIKE?

The patient is kept under observation in a recovery room for the next few hours and is discharged if no complication is seen. One can resume work after 1 to 2 days of surgery. Also, you might be recommended to:

  • Keep the vaginal area clean to prevent any infections.
  • Also, might be recommended to use warm compressions and ice packs to ease pain and swelling.
  • To refrain from sex for the next 8 weeks after the surgery.

CHOOSING A SURGEON

When it comes to choosing a surgeon for hymen repair, it is recommended to undergo certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Harkirandeep Singh is the best surgeon in Amritsar and understands the sensitivity and discretion required to treat hymen repair. He assures that you achieve desired results and has your confidence & prestige back.