How Painful Is Labiaplasty Recovery?

How can I recover faster from labiaplasty?

To reduce your recovery time and help yourself get back on your feet faster, Portland women are advised to try the following tips.Take Prescribed Medication as Needed and Follow Up with Over the Counter Pain Medications.

Use Cold Compresses.

Eat and Drink Well.

Don’t Smoke or Drink Alcohol.

Avoid Strenuous Exercise.More items….

Can you be awake during labiaplasty?

For many patients it may less stressful having labiaplasty performed under local anesthetic. You remain awake and alert during the procedure, which also provides additional time to review the post-operative wound care instructions and activity modifications in great detail.

Can you drive yourself home after labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is an outpatient procedure; however, you will need someone to drive you home and stay with you for the first night of your recovery.

How do I know if I need a labiaplasty?

Have no major medical issues. Have concerns about either the functions of the labia tissue (length or thickness of the tissue can pinch, tug, or chafe in clothing) Have discomfort during intercourse. Don’t like the appearance of the labia minora tissue.

How long does labiaplasty take to heal?

Recovery varies from person to person, but most women are able to return to their normal routine within 1 to 2 weeks. You will, however, need to refrain from sexual intercourse for at least 6 weeks after your procedure.

Can you lose feeling after labiaplasty?

The absence of sensation loss from reducing large or redundant labia minora should not be misconstrued to mean that there is no risk to sensation or orgasmic function in labiaplasty procedures.

How do I get insurance to cover labiaplasty?

Insurance guidelines Unfortunately, in most cases insurance will not cover or approve labiaplasty surgery. Insurance companies look at a procedure and determine if it is “medically necessary”. They do this in a couple of different ways. One way is to define surgery as reconstructive or cosmetic.

How long after labiaplasty Can you wear jeans?

Recovery after Labiaplasty Other post-surgery lifestyle modification recommendations for six to eight weeks after your procedure will include wearing loose clothing and avoiding tight under-garments including and not wearing jeans or other clothing that may cause rubbing.

Can you walk after a labiaplasty?

Patients who experience minimal swelling and bleeding should be able to resume sedentary work activities within a few days, resume light exercise at one week, and have no restrictions after two weeks.