Hymenoplasty; is there bleeding after it?

hello i wanted to know abt hymenoplasty .... is there sure bleeding after it and does bleeding occur on furst intercourse only ... or should use artificial hen instead .. are they sage and effective ?

Doctor Answers 5


Thank you for your question.  Bleeding may occur after the surgery, but there is no guarantee that bleeding will occur after the first sexual encounter.   I would recommend a consultation with an experienced cosmetic genital surgeon.  Best of luck.    

Jeffrey S. Palmer, MD, FACS, FAAP (Cosmetic Urologist -- Cleveland, Ohio)

Cleveland Urologist
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Some spotting is expected

Hi Katty,

Just wanted to clarify if you mean bleeding right after surgery or bleeding after you had sex?
There is to be bleeding for both. Your will have some spotting after the surgery while it is in the healing process and will have bleeding after you have intercourse, when the hymen breaks.

Hope this has helped

Dimitrios Giannoulias, MD
Toronto OB/GYN
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Bleeding With Intercourse After Hymenoplasty

Many women do bleed with their initial sexual encounter after hymenoplasty, although it cannot be guaranteed. If it is mandatory that you experience vaginal bleeding on your wedding night, it is best to have a back up plan such as a vaginal capsule (many options are available online). Hymenoplasty surgery is safe if you choose a board cerified, well experienced specialist. Cheers!

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Hymenoplasty; is there bleeding after it

Hi.. thank you for the question... Yes there is some bleeding on the first and maybe second sexual intercourse... 

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