What is Hymenoplasty?

Hymen is popularly defined as the hymen. The hymen is located 1.5 cm inside the entrance of the vagina. The flexibility and thickness of the tissue found here varies from person to person. It is also known that there is a hole in the middle part. This hole allows blood to be removed from the body during menstrual periods. Hymen, also known as the hymen, is seen as a symbol of virginity in some cultures. The reason for this is that this tissue loses its integrity during the first sexual intercourse. In addition, bleeding may occur due to this tissue during the first sexual intercourse. The amount of bleeding is very light, but this occurs differently in each woman.

If there is a lot of vascularity in this tissue, a few drops of blood are observed. Spotting also occurs in cases where vascularity is low. Hymenoplasty is defined as the suturing of the hymen. It does not have any health function, but in some societies it is considered a symbol of virginity. Thus, in some cases, due to deformation of the hymen, hymenoplasty can be performed.

What is Hymenoplasty Used for?

Hymen prevents vaginal infections in little girls. However, it does not have any function in adult women. It can also be seen that it has different shapes. This membrane, which has different shapes, can be defined as the mouth part of the vagina. It is generally observed that it is circular or crescent shaped.

Hymenoplasty is the name given to the suturing of the hymen that is deformed due to various reasons. In various societies, the hymen is accepted as a symbol of virginity. For this reason, it is important and taken into consideration. The hymen, which is deformed during the first sexual intercourse, can be stitched. Permanent hymen transplantation is a procedure that can also be performed due to social pressure.

Vajinanın girişinde yer alan kızlık zarının ne işlevi olduğu oldukça merak edilen konular arasında yer almaktadır. Ancak bu dokunun herhangi bir işlevi bulunmamaktadır ve sağlık açısından da bir öneme sahip değildir. Yalnızca küçük kız çocuklarında vajinal enfeksiyonu önlemektedir. Bununla birlikte yetişkin kadınlarda herhangi bir işlevinin olmadığı bilinmektedir.

Kızlık zarının eski dönemlerde rahmi, bakterilerden koruduğu öne sürülmüştür ancak böyle bir işleve sahip değildir. Günümüzde rahmi korumadığı bilinmektedir çünkü dokunun ortasında minik bir delik bulunmaktadır. Yani vajinayı tamamen kapatmamaktadır. Delik bulunması ise bu düşüncenin yanlış olduğunu göstermektedir. Bu minik delikten ise adet döneminde kanın aktığı bilinmektedir. Şu an ise kızlık zarının, bekaret sembolü olması dışında herhangi bir işleve sahip olduğu görülmemektedir. Ayrıca ilk cinsel ilişkide deforme olan kızlık zarı, hymenoplasti ameliyatı sayesinde dikilebilmekte ve yitirdiği bütünlüğünü geri kazanabilmektedir.

What is the Function of Hymenoplasty?

Hymenoplasty surgery, that is, hymenoplasty surgery, is the suturing of the hymen located 1 or 1.5 cm inside the vaginal area. The surgery for permanent hymen stitching can be performed under general anesthesia. However, local anesthesia can also be applied optionally. Before hymenoplasty surgery, a detailed examination is first performed. After the examination, surgery planning is made and hymenoplasty surgery is performed.

Who can undergo hymenoplasty?

Suturing the hymen, that is, hymenoplasty surgery; It is applied to adult women who are over the age of 18, whose integrity of the hymen is damaged and who want the hymen to be stitched. It also appears to be a legal transaction. It is also possible to have the hymen permanently stitched.

Which Patients Should Not Have Hymenoplasty?

Any young woman over the age of 18 can have hymenoplasty surgery. It is also known that it is a legal transaction. However, in some cases, performing this surgery may be undesirable. Hymenoplasty is not performed if there is an active infection and bleeding disorders are observed. However, it is not performed in cases of vulvodynia and chronic pelvic pain, which are thought to increase during cancer and surgery.

Can You Understand That The Hymen Has Been Stitched?

Another issue that those who are considering hymenoplasty surgery wonder is whether it can be understood that the hymen has been stitched.

We can say with certainty that after the hymenoplasty surgery, the person’s partner does not understand that the hymen has been stitched. Patients do not need to worry about this issue because only doctors can understand that the hymen has been stitched. After hymenoplasty surgery, bleeding occurs just like the person’s first sexual experience.

Hymenoplasty Postoperative Process
After hymen transplantation, anesthesia-induced nausea may occur.
Hygienic pads should be used for 2 days after the surgery.
It is possible to take a standing shower on the day of the surgery.
It is important not to enter environments such as pools, sea, Turkish baths and saunas until the post-operative recovery process is completed.
All hygiene rules must be observed.
Antibiotic medications may be prescribed by the doctor against the risk of infection after surgery. It is important that these medications are used completely and regularly by the patient.
If an unexpected complication occurs after the surgery, it is necessary to go to the hospital immediately.

Risky pregnancy or high risk pregnancy; These are pregnancies that have an additional disease before or during pregnancy, or where there is a risk of miscarriage or a risk of disability in the baby in the scans.

In cases where normal vaginal birth cannot be performed, the method used is cesarean delivery. In cases where normal birth is considered, a caesarean section can be performed urgently, or a caesarean section decision can be made by prenatal planning. If it is determined that a cesarean section will be performed before birth, the date and time of the procedure can be determined.

Caesarean section is a birth technique performed under operating room conditions and anesthesia. In this procedure, the baby is removed from the mother’s womb by making an incision first in the abdomen and then in the uterus. Then, the incisions are closed with stitches and the birth is completed.

Aginal discharge is the fluid secreted from small glands in the vagina and cervix. This fluid leaks from the vagina every day to flush out old cells and debris, keeping the vagina and reproductive system clean and healthy. Vaginal discharge may occur from normal changes in estrogen levels

In uterine prolapse, the muscle around the vagina, connective tissues, and the nerve that holds the pelvic organs and tissues in place, break as the muscle tissues weaken and prolapse occurs outside the vagina. It occurs due to reasons such as normal birth, insufficient estrogen, and old age.

Sexually transmitted diseases that can be treated are: Syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis. The 4 most common sexually transmitted diseases are; hepatitis B, herpes simplex, HIV (AIDS) and HPV cannot be fully treated