An intact hymen before marriage is considered sacred in many religions. Hymen is a ring-like membrane in vagina. It’s a myth that hymen only gets ruptured once the girl indulges in intercourse. In a fast-paced world, where a woman has her hands full and indulges in strenuous exercises and travelling, the hymen can easily get damaged without her being sexually active. Due to religious and social expectations many women are opting for this surgery. If you want to undergo the surgery, you will have to consult the best surgeon. The surgeon will evaluate the condition and suggest proper measure for it. There are many procedure involved in repairing the hymen. Let us discuss about the different methods involved in the procedure. The procedures are mentioned below:
Simple repair: Repairing the hymen consists of piecing together the remnants by closing the tear, and is carried out as closely as possible to the date of the wedding. The procedure is rather simple and is carried out at least 1 month to 6 weeks before the wedding so the internal sutures heal and disappears completely. This procedure is done after infusing local anesthesia.
Alloplant: The procedure is temporary that is carried out shortly before the marriage. In the procedure a tear-through biomaterial is inserted to carry out the process.
Vaginoplasty: This procedure needs time to heal. In the procedure, an incision is made in the vaginal membrane and both sides are pulled and stitched together. The surgery should be done plenty of time before the wedding night so that it has time to heal. The procedure is performed after infusing intravenous sedation and on an outpatient basis. The operation takes between one or two hours to perform. The patient can return to work the next day. Dissolvable stitches are used in the procedure.
The sutures in the surgery get dissolved in around 2 to 3 weeks. Adequate outlet is left for menstrual blood to come out. It is a day care procedure and you are not required to stay in the hospital. You can start with your normal activities the next day itself. However, you should avoid gym, cycling or any strenuous activities for at least four weeks after the surgery. It will give the hymen ample time to heal and even intercourse should be started after three weeks of the surgery. The surgery is quite affordable and you will get amazing result.