Teenager with Enlarged Mons Pubis: Normal, Cost of Surgery?

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

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Enlarged mons pubis

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This can be normal and can respond to liposuction. If you and your parent/guardian consent after a surgeon consults with you, you could see flattening. The liposuction could cost a few thousand dollars depending on the geographical area.

Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
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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.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Liposuction makes a big difference for fatty mons pubis.

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Fatty mons pubis does very well with liposuction under local anesthesia for about $2500.  Sincerely,

David Hansen,MD

David Hansen, MD
Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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Liposuction reduces a large mons pubis

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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.

Best of luck,


Peter E. Johnson, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Enlarged Mons Pubis

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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

Enlarged mons pubis

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Thank you for your question.  First, yes this decidedly a normal variant of anatomy.  Everyone distributes fat differently, and the mons pubis is certainly a common location for a little bit of excess.  At age 16, seeing a board certified plastic surgeon in the company of a parent would potentially be a viable option.  Liposuction to the mons can be highly effective in reducing and smoothing the area, with  likely no time off schoold or work, and a recovery that is quite easy.

Insurance for Labiaplasty

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Insurance does not cover cosmetic labiaplasty, and even with functional problems it is difficult at best to get coverage. Candidates for a Labiaplasty procedure are women who are concerned about the appearance of their labia or experience discomfort due to exceptionally large or long labia of either the inner our outer lips. Labia unevenness can result in discomfort with intimate contact, chronic rubbing, as well as psychological discomfort, which leads to the inability to wear certain types of tight clothing. Most women live with these symptoms, and actually are not even aware that a certain surgical procedure exists to help to correct this problem and restore their femininity.

In the midwest, $2700-$3600.

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Fat accumulation in the pubic region is a normal finding in some women and can definitely be helped with liposuction.Liposuction costs vary and are dependent upon multiple factors.These include the surgeon’s fee, facility fee, anesthesia charges, location of the liposuction procedure and type of liposuction performed.The approach to liposuction varies from physician to physician.Some surgeons use general anesthesia, some use a hospital, and some use techniques that involve expensive technology.Each of these variables can affect the cost of liposuction.

In the Midwestern United States, where I practice, liposuction fees range from $2700 to $3600 per anatomic area.This would typically include the surgeon’s fee, facility fee, anesthesia charges and after care.

Cost is obviously important, but it’s important to be comfortable with the surgeon’s qualifications and experience.Make sure you get all your questions answered and are comfortable with your surgeon before proceeding.

Mons Pubis Surgery?

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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.

Best wishes.

Mons pubis fullness

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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.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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