Labiaplasty at 16

Since i was a little girl i noticed my right inner...

since i was a little girl i noticed my right inner labia was longer than my left one, at that time i didn't really care but as i was growing older it started to get longer and it bothered me whenever i exercised, danced , wore tight panties ect.. ( let me tell you it was very uncomfortable to have and elongated labia) so when i was 15 my mom took me to the gynecologist and we scheduled my surgery for a few months later, i was very nervous about it. I got it done on feb 26 2012.. i went home the next day and since my left labia had a regular size i thought my doctor wasn't going to cut it , but she trimmed them both on the other side my right labia was extremely swollen and i was kind bummed because i thought my doctor didn't fixed anything since again my left labia was shorter than my right one.

so after 6 days the swollen on my right labia was still the same :( my mom took me to the doctor and when she saw me she said the had to drain my swollen labia :S so she sprayed some anesthesia and squeezed it and showed me all the blood clots i had in it .. after that the swollen went down 100 % and i started healing incredibly fast and both labias started to look same size, by the 4th week all the stitches had dissolve and both my labia were the same size .. let me tell you i'm a happy girl now, there is no more discomfort when i do sports, dance or any activity i'm so glad i did it .. i have no visible scars and i didn't experienced any pain it was totally worth it i recommend it to anyone who has any kind of discomfort with their labia as long as you go with a good doctor that you trust ! feel free to ask anything :D ( My surgery costed around a 1,000 dollars ) .

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it my mom long time gynecologist

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I've been getting quotes from plastic surgeons and they are 3500-7000 range over the phone. Did you use an OB? My OB's office said they've never scheduled a labiaplasty or labia reduction surgery. Thanks!
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i'm sorry to hear that :/ it has to suck.. my parents paid all at once. but find a way to figure it out start saving, get a job maybe...
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I'm so jealous. I want to get labiaplasty but my parents can't afford it and i'm sure my insurance won't cover it. did your parents have to pay a monthly bill for it? or all at once
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Wow, that's great! I'm so glad you're happy! I just had mine done 6 days ago. I had an elongated right labia as well that caused issues since I was 12. I'm not really super swollen, just a little sore. It took me a long time to finally go through with the surgery ( i'm 25) It already feels better not having anything bunched up and tucked in between. Do you recommend anything to speed the healing process? Thank you :-)
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Misty i'm sorry i didn't reply sooner, i live in Minnesota, my insurance didn't cover anything so my parents paid the 1000 and no my mom never hesitated she even said that i should've told her before. Flakita as i said before, i didn't experienced any pain at all.. i was just swollen for a week and then i started healing really fast. It did burn a little when i peed but it wasn't that bad and it was just the day after the surgery. Before the surgery i was very insecure of my vagina because of the way that it used to look but o top of that it was very uncomfortable and even painful at times so i fully recommend it.
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I have the same problem I have one longer then the other one and i feel very uncomfortable with it and now that im getting a BA I want to do it at the same time to get both things out of the way. But im scare of the pain when is healing and im afraid of feeling burning sensation when im peeing. Can u please tell me about ur recovery and how u felt that really will help me on my decision if i should get it done or not. Thanks
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OH and another question, was your mom hesitant about it at first? Because despite being 18, i fear my mom wouldnt want me to get that (she's uptight about cosmetic surgery) unless i had a gyno confirm that it would be needed
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First off, i'm actually incredibly relieved to know that i wasnt the only one who thought it was weird that my labias are long and and deformed. i thought there was something wrong with me. Secondly, what state do you live in (cuz if it's my state, i want to find out where a cheap but trust worthy place to get surgery) Did your insurance pay for some of the surgery or did you have to pay the full 1000 yourself? I personally always hated the way mine looked and sex and sports (on my super active days) did make mine tender. i guesss i just had no idea that it could be considered as a medical problem, rather than just "oh i want to change how it looks) (like boob job sorta things)
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Thank you so much! :}
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thank you for responding! :} yes i would most definitely be getting it for my satisfaction. one more question! did you lose any feeling down there ? many people say that once you do these type of surgeys they tend to have that affect... sorry for all the questions!
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Before my surgery i used to spend hours looking for woman's reviews on this and let me tell you i read some horrible stuff and most of the reviews i read were negative...But i decided to go through with it anyways and if i had to do it again i will do it, you just have to find a good doctor, that's the most important thing because this surgery can make your life better or ruin it so be careful when choosing a doctor.

No i didn't lose any feeling there, orgasms are the same if not better :P i just experienced some hypersensitivity that was all. I'm here if you need anything :D !
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hello! i have the same problem. i row so the spandex rubs on it when i run and it can get quite uncomfortable. Also my vagina isnt supppper long it just kind of bothers me. i am also scared that when the time comes to have sex, a guy will get turned off. i have done a lot of research on this topic and a lot of men have replied saying they actually prefer women with longer inner labia, because its more pleasureful for them. i personally would get it do to sports and being uncomfortable but i am nervous that i will lose a wee bit of feeling in that area and cronic pain. i still want to enjoy sex SO YEA.
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If you are thinking of having this surgery make sure you're doing it for yourself ( I didn't let my boyfriend see me there because I didn't like it not because he didn't like it... It was about me and none else)And If you look for woman's reviews instead of men's opinions you would see that having long inner labia can be painful for woman during sex. so if you think you can handle the discomfort and that the size of your labia doesn't affect your self-steem I wouldn't recommend you having this surgery. And again, I personally didn't experienced any pain at all.
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I'm sooo sorry i didn't reply before. In answer to your questions, Yes it is possible for a 15yr old to have surgery only with the consent of her parents. It is safe depending on the doctor you choose, i recommend you find one that's experienced and trustworthy . The doctors who perform this surgery i believe are Gynecologists and Plastic Surgeons. If you are not sure the will do a good job i think you shouldn't do it i think you should wait. I had my surgery on jan 26th and i was fully healed by march 1st because my final stitches dissolved on feb 24th but i was back at school like a week after and i went home the next morning after my surgery. As i first said i didn't experienced any pain or itchiness. Sex life is so much better now because i don't have to hide anymore or feel embarrassed or tell him he can't touch me there or look me there , yes i still feel pleasure :D but i had some hypersensitivity on my labia for like 2 or 3 month and its gone now . Don't be sorry ask all you want ;) and again i'm sooo sorry i didn't reply before.
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Hey... I'm 15 and I've noticed my Labia sticks out a bit too much. it's not as bad as some cases I've done research on but it still bothers me quite alot. :S Plus, even though my bf really loves me, he is super grossed out by "beef curtains", he doesn't know I have them tho. They're not too big but are not as pretty as a porn star's. Also I remember being unconfortable when having sex because they kept getting in the way. What should I do? :/ I'm not ok with getting intimate with my bf now...
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Well let me tell you i had that same issue, i think you should tell your mom it bother's you a lot ( don't tell her the bf thing :P ) Just let her know you'd like to see a doctor and if you get to have the surgery i promise you will feel a lot better and confident about yourself .
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1st of all thank you for the reply :)
I would like to know a few things, is it possible for a 15 to have surgery? is it safe? Saddly, i'm not sure there is any doctor that performs Labiaplasty in my country... And if there is I'm afraid they may do a bad job. How much time did it take you till you were fully healed? Do you have any pain or feel itchy? What about sex life... Do you still feel pleasure? I'm sorry for asking so much questions. :/ I just have no one else who's been through this at such a early age and I really need to know this stuff.
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Thank you for sharing your experience. I'm so glad you're happy with your results and can go about your activities without discomfort. That must mean the world to you!

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