What should be avoided after surgery to ensure the new hymen remains intact?

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Things to avoid after hymenoplasty

First and most obvious, insert nothing into the vagina until you're going to have sex. This should be a minimum of six weeks from surgery to make sure the scar is completely healed. Next, keep pressure off the area when sitting and when using toilet paper for the first six weeks. Finally, avoid soaking the stitches in water for the first six weeks because they will soften. No tub baths, no swimming.

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