If you are suffering from sagging in the labia, Dr. Brady can perform labiaplasty to reduce this skin and create a more compact and youthful vaginal appearance. During consultations, many women want to know if they will be able to use tampons after their labiaplasty. Because Dr. Brady values patient education, we want to cover that topic today in this blog, so keep reading.
Every woman’s body is different; therefore, every woman’s reason for choosing labiaplasty varies. However, most women choose this procedure for its aesthetic benefits. Typically, labiaplasty patients aren’t satisfied with the way their vagina appears, and they are self-conscious about the way their loose skin looks and feels.
On the other hand, a large number of patients choose to have labiaplasty for functional reasons, such as:
After labiaplasty, it’s important to avoid placing anything into the vagina, including tampons. This restriction is only for a short period of time and usually only affects one menstrual cycle. Instead, Dr. Brady recommends her patients wear maxi pads during their first cycle following labiaplasty. This will prevent disruption of the sutures and guard against infection of the area. Once you have been cleared by Dr. Brady, you may resume the use of tampons during your menstrual cycle.
However, it is important to point out that each patient of Dr. Brady’s will have their own individualized treatment plan and will recover at different rates, so be sure to ask Dr. Brady what she recommends for your specific case.