Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist Op. Dr. Bülent Arıcı gave information about the subject. What are the causes of vaginal enlargement? What are the causes of vaginal tightening? What is the vaginal tightening procedure? How is vaginal tightening done?
What are the causes of vaginal enlargement?
Large babies, prolonged and difficult deliveries, advanced age and menopause, connective tissue diseases, being overweight, rapid weight gain and loss and multiple births disrupt the anatomy and functional structure of the vagina entrance and internal structure of the vagina in women. It causes enlargement at the entrance and inner part of the vagina and sagging in advanced stages.
What are the causes of vaginal tightening?
Vaginal enlargement and sagging cause increased vaginal infections in women, vocalization and pain during intercourse, decreased sexual sensation, impaired sexual functions due to vaginal dryness, and social isolation. In later cases, it can cause the woman to move away from her partner and even cause separation.
What is the vaginal tightening procedure?
It is a simple procedure performed in outpatient clinic conditions. Since it is not a surgical application, the risks are minimal. It is an easily tolerated, painless treatment option that does not require general anesthesia or local anesthesia for the patient. Due to these advantages, it has gained popularity in recent years.
How is vaginal tightening done?
Vaginal narrowing with laser is performed on the gynecological examination table under outpatient conditions. Processing time is around 20 minutes on average. In this way, the patient is treated more comfortably and calmly. The procedure is completely painless. During the procedure, nothing is felt in the vagina except for the feeling of stinging and a slight increase in temperature. During the procedure, the vaginal wall is scanned with laser light transversely and longitudinally with the laser probe placed inside the vagina. In this way, the entire vaginal wall is tightened.
Is Laser Vagina Tightening superior to Surgical Vagina Tightening?
Physical therapy (kegel exercises) and laser treatments of the genital area give successful results in patients whose complaints have just begun and whose vaginal enlargement and sagging are at an early stage. First of all, surgical applications and then laser treatments are planned for patients with long-standing complaints and advanced stages of vaginal enlargement and sagging.
What awaits us after vaginal tightening?
After the procedure, the patient can start his social life immediately. After the procedure, there may be a slight pinkish discharge for a few days, and then a light colored discharge for 1 week. During this period, a slight stinging and burning sensation may occur in the vagina. These are all mild and temporary complaints. Sexual intercourse is not recommended for at least 1 week after the procedure.
What is the recovery process like after surgery?
The patient is discharged at the eighth postoperative hour or one day later. One week later, he is called for control. During this period, it is necessary to pay attention to the hygiene of the genital area and to make regular dressings. If the doctor deems it appropriate, he is asked to use his antibiotic for 1 week. After 1 week, the doctor's control is done and if everything is fine, the patient can continue his social life. At the end of 1 month, after the second control, the patient can start his sexual life.