Vagina Surgeries Do More Harm Than Good

Nov 12, 2009
Women, who want to improve their vagina size and appearance, may face a number of risks. In most cases, vaginal surgeries are unsafe and unnecessary, a new study suggests.

The study conducted at University College London revealed that most women, who choose to undergo labioplasty, do not realize the potential risks of this procedure. Researchers analyzed different physical and psychological reasons to find out why women opted for vaginal surgeries, including the desire to have more appealing genitals.

Sarah Creighton, a gynaecologist and Lih-Mei Liao, a psychologist claimed that many women want to have designer vagina due to their psychological insecurities and most of these problems are better resolved with counseling and support.

Dr Creighton said that vaginal surgery is not only ineffective in helping women get rid of sexual problems, but also may worsen their sexual sensitivity and sexual satisfaction. This may happen due to nerve damage in the genital area during surgery. She also added that vaginal surgeries may increase the risk of more complicated childbirth.

The researcher said that further studies are needed to understand what makes so many women follow this trend and sacrifice sexual satisfaction over genital appearance.

However, Douglas McGeorge, former president of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, disagreed with the scientists, saying that labioplasty is a minor surgery that does not interfere with sexual sensitivity and satisfaction. He said that during the procedure the loose labia are removed, which leaves minimum scarring. Many women want vaginal surgery to improve the appearance and size of their vagina and for some women it relieves discomfort, like for example, during riding a bike.

Angelica Kavouni, also a plastic surgeon, agrees that the risks are overestimated. She said that she does not recommend surgery for women who do not seem to have a problem, but for those with a serious hypertrophy, vaginal surgery is a simple and effective way to deal with the problem.

The study appears in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology .


Oct 16, 2012 12:36 AM » posted by: Jody
Stimulating the clitoris and (for some women) prusrese in or around the vagina cause pelvic fullness and body tension to build up to a peak. Orgasm is the point at which all the tension is suddenly released in a series of involuntary and pleasurable muscular contractions in the vagina, uterus, and/or rectum. Some women do experience orgasms without contractions. The difference between a clitoral and a vaginal orgasm lies in which body part is stimulated to achieve orgasm, not necessarily where you feel the orgasm. The clitoris has a central role in elevating feelings of sexual tension. During sexual excitement, the clitoris swells and changes position. The blood vessels through the whole pelvic area also swell, causing engorgement and creating a feeling of fullness and sexual sensitivity. Your inner vaginal lips swell and change shape. Your vagina balloons upward, and your uterus shifts position. You or a partner can stimulate your clitoris in a number of different ways — by rubbing, sucking, body prusrese, using a vibrator. Although some women touch the glans of the clitoris to become aroused, for others it can be so sensitive that direct touching hurts, even with lubrication. Also, focusing directly on the clitoris for a long time may cause the pleasurable sensations to disappear. Your clitoris can also be stimulated during sexual intercourse, most often with the woman on top — this happens when the clitoris is rubbed against the man's pubic bone. It can also be achieved when the man is on top if the man positions himself high enough so that his pubic bone presses against his partner's clitoral area. You or your partner can also stimulate your clitoris with fingers during intercourse to help bring you to orgasm. For some women, the outer third of their vagina is also very sensitive. When stimulated during intercourse or other vaginal penetration, these women can orgasm. This would be what you referred to as a vaginal orgasm — without clitoral stimulation. Sigmund Freud made a pronouncement that the mature woman has orgasms only when her vagina, but not her clitoris, is stimulated. This, of course, made the man's penis central to a woman's sexual satisfaction. In reality, orgasms are a very individualistic thing — there is no one correct pattern of sexual response. Whatever works, feels good, and makes you feel more alive and connected with your partner are what count.

Sep 19, 2011 11:54 AM » posted by: Tiffany Williams
Vaginal surgery is always a bad option, I keep telling women that yet they keep going and getting it done! Please help share this article:


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