I had vaginalplasty, labiaplasty and the clitoral hood lift a week ago and I am still in lots if pain?

I had vaginalplasty, labiaplasty and the clitoral hood lift a week ago and I am still really sore. I feel pulling and cramping pain down below and I'm not sure if this is normal?

Doctor Answers 4

Pain after Vaginoplasty and Labiaplasty

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A full vaginoplasty with tightening of the inner and outer vaginal muscles may produce discomfort related to muscle tension, natural inflammation around sutures, and constipation - especially if you are taking narcotic painkillers. Switching to non-narcotics, avoiding prolonged standing or walkiing, eating foods which are easily digested, and taking muscle relaxants are recommended to improve comfort. Of course, it is always a good idea to contact your surgeon to make sure that other causes of discomfort are not being overlooked.

Healing After Labiaplasty And Vainalplasty

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Healing After Labiaplasty And Vainalplasty

Healing is variable and pain always a difficult issue to pin point. The first several weeks are always the most difficult.

Warm sitz bath with Epsom salts should help. Ask your doctor about topical meds to ease the discomfort.

Jed H. Horowitz, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 116 reviews

Pains after vaginal rejuvenation

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Its normal to have discomfort but if its severe or worsening, you should see your doctor for an exam to make sure nothing else could be happening.

Curtis Wong, MD
Redding Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 33 reviews

Vaginaplasty at one week

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Some discomfort after vaginoplasty is normal being that it is only one week after surgery. If concerned see your doctor.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

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