Hymen Restoration Phoenix
What is the Hymen?
The hymen is a membrane that surrounds or partially covers the external vaginal opening. It forms part of the vulva, or external genitalia, and is similar in structure to the vagina. The mucosal fold at the opening which remains in the middle is the hymen. The most common appearance of the hymen is crescent-shaped but there is a wide variation in the shape of the hymen.
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Can someone tell I’m not a virgin because I don’t have a hymen?
No. It’s an erroneous belief that sexual intercourse always removes the hymen. It is also an erroneous belief that lack of an intact hymen means that a woman is not a virgin. When a person has an elastic hymen, it can stay in place after sex. In other cases, there may be parts of the hymen that stay in place after sex called carunculae myrtiformes. Of course, sexual intercourse can cause the hymen to disappear completely but it may also be lacerated by disease, injury, medical examination, masturbation, or exercise. For these reasons, the state of the hymen is not a conclusive indicator of virginity.
Why would someone want their hymen repaired?
There are no medical reasons to restore the hymen. The loss of a hymen is natural, inconsequential, and tells nothing conclusively about a person’s virginity. Nevertheless, there are cultures and individuals that have a strong feeling that having a hymen is extremely important for them. Reasons for hymen repair come from various sociological, religious, and cultural influences. Although it can be difficult for many to understand, the desire to have hymen restoration is a personal decision often related to the importance of appearing as a virgin before marriage. Like any cosmetic procedure, the reasons and results have personal meaning to the patient that don’t have to be explained or understood by others.
Hymen repair surgery in Arizona
Hymen restoration Arizona, hymenoplasty, hymenorrhaphy, or restoration of the hymenal ring is a simple procedure. By using various surgical techniques, the board certified plastic surgeons at North Valley Plastic Surgery can restore the hymen.
What will happen in the recovery period?
During the recovery period, avoid sitting for long periods and do not drive. Strenuous exercise and heavy lifting should also be avoided. Recovery varies from person to person. It could take up to two weeks to fully recover.
Any discomfort that patients experience can be managed with medication. Because dissolvable sutures are used, there are no stitches that need to be removed. Some slight bruising and swelling can be expected around the labia and surrounding tissue. Most patients are able to return to work or school on the day after surgery, though more strenuous activities will need to be postponed for four to six weeks.
Learn More about Sexual Health and Cosmetic Genital Surgery
Many patients suffer from genital deformities or believe their sexual health could be improved. It’s a taboo subject for many but recent advancements in plastic surgery has made this topic more open and acceptable than ever before. North Valley Plastic Surgery offers several services and procedures to help people improve their sexual health. North Valley Plastic Surgery offers several services and procedures to help people improve their sexual health. We are dedicated to offering you the highest quality aesthetic and sexual health services possible. North Valley Plastic Surgery maintains a vast inventory of medical grade products and offers a free consultation for sexual health services.
No physician, sexual partner or spouse should tell you to have a sexual health procedure or cosmetic genital surgery. Only the individual considering cosmetic genital surgery can make that decision. Only the patient can make the decision to go to surgery after the physician discusses with the risks, benefits and alternatives to cosmetic genital surgery.
The surgeons at North Valley Plastic Surgery give patients the knowledge, facts about each procedure, and alternatives to sexual health procedures in Arizona. For more information on cosmetic genital surgery in Arizona or learn more about our Board Certified Plastic Surgeons that preform Hymen Restoration Surgery in Arizona surgery please call (480) 991-6877 or visit WWW.NVPSAZ.com.
*Results may vary. These results are not guaranteed.