Why have the stitches opened after the Labiaplasty operation? (Photos)
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Doctor Answers 12
Labiaplasty Wound Problem
Sorry to hear of your troubles. Wounds can open in this location although it is rare when the patients rest for a few days after surgery. At this point the wound needs to heal itself and can likely be revised later if needed.
John Di Saia MD
Sutures Re-opening After Surgery
Labiaplasty scar separation 3 days after labiaplasty
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Why have the stitches opened after the Labiaplasty operation?
Opened after the Labiaplasty
hello Lara,the points because usually open wounds infected by bad scarring threads inaducuados abrupt patient efforts are also anemias deficiency causes injuries.
Dominican Republic OB/GYN
You will probably settle down fine with time
david berman md
"Re-stitching" labiaplasty incisions: this is a "NO-NO!!!" after 36-48 hours
For you, your photos are not in focus so it's difficult to comment on the state of your incision, but the general rule is to WAIT until ~ 6-8 weeks after your procedure to get an idea of results. It they are not pleasing, you can have a revision, but it is best to wait until 5-6 months after your surgery so that the tissue is "re-vascularized" and back to normal so that you have the best chance for successful reconstruction. And do not go back to that so-called "surgeon" who re-stitched your incision after a week!
Michael P Goodman, MDDavis, CA, USA
Labiaplasty wound separation
Thank you for your question. This is an unfortunate event that can occur after any type of surgery but especially labiaplasty if performed improperly, infection or because of constant friction between clothing and opposing tissue. You need to allow it to heal and it may look totally normal once the tissue completely closes but if not, revisions can be performed after it completely heals. I would recommend waiting at least 6 months and make sure your surgeon is skilled in the procedure and you follow closely the postoperative instructions. Best wishes to you!
Broken suture line - linear resection
It appears you have a broken suture line and there is nothing that you can do about this until it heals. Once it heals and if you do not like the way it looks I encourage you to choose a surgeon who deals with unfortunate labiaplasty results or botched surgery. You have very little labia left to work with and the last thing you want to do is to have complete amputation. Choose a revision surgical specialist. The surgery can be repeated in 4 months. I have been performing revision surgeries for more than 20 years.
I am sorry to hear of your misfortune. Hopefully all will heal well.
John R Miklos MD
Urogynecologist & Cosmetic Vaginal Surgeon
Atlanta ~ Beverly Hills ~ Dubai
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