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A labia majoraplasty is a procedure to reduce the size of the outer, hair-bearing labia majora.Patients who feel their labia majora are too large or hang down want their labia majora to be reduced. This procedure typically results in smaller, tighter labia majora.

Risks of a labia majoraplasty?

Risks include bleeding, hematoma, infection, scarring, underresection, overresection.

Recovering from a labia majoraplasty

Most patients take a week off from work, Applying ice packs ‘’twenty minutes on, twenty minutes off’’ reduce swelling and pain also lying bottom elevated reduce swelling. Patients can resume wearing tampons or having intercourse after four to six weeks. Swelling after a labia majoraplasty can last 6 months or longer, depending on the thickness of the tissue, although much of the swelling is gone by 6 weeks.

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