Vaginal Dryness Side Effect of Vaginoplasty?

I am considering Vaginoplasty. I've had a hysterectomy and bladder sling and ever since, I have had vaginal wetness more after than before. Will there be a side effect of vaginal dryness after the procedure?

Doctor Answers 3

Vaginal dryness after Vaginoplasty.

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Vaginal dryness is not a complication of Vaginoplasty surgery.  Vaginal secretions are controlled by your hormones and these can be affected by your hysterectomy. 

Houston Plastic Surgeon
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Vaginoplasty and dryness

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That is not considered a complication of vaginoplasty surgery. However, you may require more personal lubricants if you are experiencing greater friction due to diminished size of the vaginal canal.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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No complaints from my patients...

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 I have not heard of this complaint after vaginoplasty. I would encourage you to speak with other patients who have had similar surgery as they might address this more directly.

Robert Frank, MD
Munster Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 43 reviews

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