Back in 2009 I gave birth to a 6lb 5oz baby and ended up with an episiotomy. Three years later, I'm still having problems with it. I have a painful scar, and a gaping opening. My OB/GYN has scheduled me for a perineoplasty to remove the scar tissue. He told me that they won't be performing a loosening or tightening, but one to remove the scar tissue. Sounds to me as though he doesn't plan on addressing the fact that my opening is rather wide. Will this surgery ultimately fix this? It bothers me!
Do All Perineoplasties Lead to a Tighter Vaginal Introitus?
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Typically one of the desired outcomes from perineoplasty is indeed tightening of the vaginal introitus (opening). If this is a desire of yours and your OB/GYN is not addressing it, then may I recommend a second opinion from another qualified board certified surgeon specializing in vaginolplasty. Glad to help... @DRRYANSTANTON
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