Hymenoplasty

What is Hymenoplasty?

Hymenorrhaphy or hymenoplasty or hymen reconstruction surgery is the surgical restoration of the hymen. The term comes from the Greek words hymen meaning membrane, and raphe meaning suture. It is also known as hymenoplasty, although strictly this term would also include hymenotomy.

Such procedures are not generally regarded as part of mainstream gynecology, but are available from some plastic surgery centers, particularly in the USA, South Korea and Western Europe, generally as day surgery. The normal aim is to cause bleeding during post-nuptial intercourse, which in some cultures is considered proof of virginity.

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How do I know that I didn't tear hymen after hymenoplasty? How do I know if it is successful?

I just received this procedure, 3 days ago. But I am...

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Don't worry

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Hi dear and thanks for your query.

I understand your concern but there is nothing to worry.

If you have...

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Hi I lost my virginity by accident I sear, so is there a ay oh having it back and how much will it be only

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Hymenoplasty can be done for around $1000.

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what is the cost of hymenoplasty........ can you pls give a rough idea

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The surgical procedure for a hymenoplasty is relatively simple. It can be performed under local anesthetic with no hospitalization, and you can...

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