Im 16 im 5'8 and 160 and i have an enlarged mons pubis i dont wear like bikinis of anything that shows my body off all of my friends have seen me like half naked like in boy short and a tank they say its normal guys, and girls wont care but i do it makes me so self cautious. How much is it to get it done with out insurance and is it Normal. Because everything else i love its just it puckers and sometimes it looks like i have a penis...HELP
Teenager with Enlarged Mons Pubis: Normal, Cost of Surgery?
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Enlarged mons pubis
Enlarged mons pubis in teenager
During adolescence fat may deposit in areas such as the mons pubis, and cause an unsightly bulging. This may be corrected with liposuction of the area. Since you are a minor, you will need to have a parent or guardian present for any consultation or procedure performed by a plastic surgeon.
Treatment of large mons pubis
If there are enough functional problems, it will be covered by insurance. It seems that you may be a candidate for Liposuction of the area alone or lift of the area. It would depend on the degree of excessive skin and ratio of excess fat to the excess skin. A good examination can give you the answer immediately.
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You could potentially have this treated with liposuction and/or a mons pubis lift for excessive or redundant skin. Because this is not a functional condition, it is unlikely to be covered by insurance.
Enlarged Mons Pubis
Liposuction or excisional surgery can address this issue. seek 3 boarded PS in your area. Fees range from $2,000 to $5,000. From MIAMI DR. B
Mons Pubis Surgery?
Thank you for the question.
It is not unusual for the pubic area to be an area of concern. This area may be large ( prominent) , ptotic (low), or deflated. How to best address your specific concerns will depend on physical examination. Generally, treatment will involve excision of excess/ ptopic skin plus or minus liposuctioning.
I would suggest in person consultation with well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.
Mons pubis fullness
The mons pubis is an area that can accumulate fatty tissue. This may be treated with liposuction, of course as a minor you would need parental approval.
Liposuction reduces a large mons pubis
The mons area which is just at the level of the pubic bone can change with puberty and will accumulate more fat. The amount of fat can be a concern and other too have expressed anxiety about feeling like a boy in this area, especially when they lie down at the pool or beach. We commonly use ultrasonic liposuction through the belly button to avoid a scar to reduce the fat and prominence. The procedure works very well to reduce the size and the embarrassment.
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Enlarged Mons Pubis
Without a photograph it is impossible to specifically comment on your particular situation. In general, this area can be nicely flattened with Liposuction. However, if associated with sagging a short C-section like incision may be used to lift the Mons as well.
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