FAQ: Hymenoplasty

Q. What is hymenoplasty

A. Hymenoplasty is a procedure to restore virginity in which girl’s torn or ruptured hymen is reconstructed to make it like natural hymen.

Q. What is hymen?

A. Hymen is thin piece of membrane present across the vaginal opening.

Q. What is ideal time for Hymenoplasty?

A. The ideal time to go for Hymenoplasty is 6-8 weeks before marriage.

Q. How long does the procedure lasts?

A. procedure lasts from 30 min to 1 hour and it is done under local anaesthesia.

Q. How is the recovery period

A. There will be some amount of swelling and pain for 2-3 days. You can join your work after that. Healing will take 2 weeks. Intercourse can be advised after 4 weeks.

Q. Is Hymenoplasty different from Vaginoplasty?

A. Yes. Vaginoplasty is different procedure done for vaginal tightening.

Q. Is it same as Labiaplasty?

A. No. Labiaplasty is procedure to improve the aesthetics of labia majora & minora (the skin folds around vagina opening.

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