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Wow great rebate plus overall good result. I wonder if its too early to judge results due to swelling etc. Im hoping your bad area will resolve as it all heals and settles.
Re. period. I was always under impression that the flow stays inside when we are submerged in water (unless we pee?). But anyway I think if you need salt baths then just do it regardless. Maybe just over a big tub, if you dont feel like a whole bath.
I always put salt in my bath even when not trying to heal. I swear by its cleansing effects.
Anyway, good luck with therest of your journey. xx
Yes, actually, to agree with what Sharron said, no blood will come out if you're submerged in water.
I don't know the actual science of this, but my friend's mother...who is a nurse...confirmed it to be true. I didn't ask why, although now I'm curious xD Probably some automatic thing out body does to keep water out!
Oh well ahaha the period is over with now and I am back to salt baths!
The sutures are almost gone from the bottom part of my labia but still in tact around the clitoral hood and half way down. I wish they'd dissolve already they are so itchy!
Actually I found one of the best ways to "scratch" the area without touching it and accidentally hurting myself is with a vibrator In other news there's nothing wrong with my clitoral sensitivity Ahahaha!!
I know that the right lip isn't so perfect - a little botchy and the length of the lip almost disappears towards the perineum which I was super worried about (but it doesn't look horrible there's a tiny bit there). But OMG I am so happy with my "tiny vagina". When I stand in front of the mirror nothing hangs down, the clitoral hood is so thin and neat compared to before. It's so "pretty" compared to before! When I wear underwear there's no unsightly bulge, and although sitting for long periods of time is still a bit uncomfortable from the surgery point of view, my crotch doesn't burn! It's amazing.
So all in all I am just super happy. I keep looking at it all the time in disbelief and happiness. Ahahaha.
I dont think it matters if it`s not `perfect`. I think an overall improvement is good enough. Well for me anyway!!!!!
Im of the opinion that men get turned on by any shape or size, so im not doing it because I dont feel attractive enough for men etc. Im doing it 100% for myself, which for me means I would love for it to be neater and smaller etc however Im (going to try) not to critique every mm either!
Im old enough to know there will always be things about me that are not perfect (aging is a killer!) but overall Im very happy with most things. This vagina surgery for me is icing on the cake.....ie a sweet extra but not the main dish!!!!!!
I love your vibrator trick ....Im sure I will be using that myself.
Finally congrates that you have a neat new V thats much smaller and prettier! Im sure it will prove to be worth all the pain!
I finally got the guts over the last 48 hours to gently take some nail scissors to my sutures which were all still attached from the clitoris down about 1 1/2 inches (so not right underneath near the vagina opening).
They were just loose threads at this point but they were all knotted so they needed assistance to come out.
It was nervous work because after 4 weeks you can imagine they'd become quite comfortable and a little stuck, but once I managed to cut the knot the threads slipped out easily with minor pain. There may be one or two left in hard to reach places I am sure my surgeon will attend to when I see him next week.
I am so so happy with my results. The botchy area has come down even further -- now that the stitches are out I am confident that in another month it will be unnoticeable.
The lips aren't even but nobody will know but me. The scars either side of my clitoral hood (I was warned about this prior to the procedure) are hardly noticeable and they too will eventually fade and not be noticeable at all.
I tend to agree that perfection is perhaps always going to be beyond reach. I am so pleased that you have a result which is so much better than before. One's own opinion about what is unsightly is the main criterion behind the decision to undergo surgery.
It is pleasing to know that the clitoral hood can be reduced and made thinner and more pleasing in appearance. Did you have its length reduced at all and does it cover the glans entirely?
I had what my surgeon referred to as clitoral "wings". It was essentially a lot of extra skin either side of the clitoral hood, which he cut off completely, revealing the proper hood underneath. He also tightened the hood up so there's less of a flap covering up the clitoris itself. It's still as long as it was, which doesn't bother me (or has it ever). The hood still covers the clitoris entirely but it's just not as fleshy. I'll upload some images now.
Thank you. I had no idea that could be done to the hood. It is amazing what one can learn here. I see exactly how the fleshiness of the hood has just gone. I think the labia are fine and quite even. Congratulations.
Everything is going super well except that I'm still experiencing some tenderness of the lips when they have direct friction, such as when I wipe myself after urinating. I'm fine to sit down, wear tight pants, etc with no problem at all, but the actual touch and rubbing of them is quite uncomfortable. As I just said in another thread, definitely not ready for sex yet, as much as I would like to be
I also experienced a bacterial infection inside my vagina as a result of all the other antibiotics and the pill -- the symptom was a very thick white discharge with greenish chunks (ewwww!!!)... I am on a topical antibiotic now so I hope it will clear up soon. I have one more day left on that. But just to warn other ladies this may happen - and it's totally normal and easy to fix.
Well I tried to have sex this week and it was a DISASTER. I couldn't fathom why it would be a problem, I felt fine mostly, but WOW. It was like KNIVES on my labia. My poor new guy, I had to stop him and explain, I really didn't want to tell him but I kinda had no choice. It's so hard, the passion was just building up too much and I thought I'd be okay... completely not okay. I have no idea if I've set myself back now or how long, or when I'll be right to try again. So stupid Please ladies, WAIT!!!!
Well it's been over two months and I just wanted to update to say how happy I am with everything. All the weird little bits have healed up perfectly, and even Dr Blackstock was surprised at how well the sutured areas have healed. He expected some scarring and yes, there is some - but it's barely noticeable and will continue to fade over time. It hardly looks like I've had anything done except the shape of the lips is slightly unnatural (because they're so perfect!). Anyone considering Dr Blackstock, I cannot recommend him enough. I have not had a single horror that some other posters have experienced, and from what I see on these forums nobody who's ever seen Dr Blackstock has ever had a trauma at all. He's kind, caring, and most importantly - good at what he does!!
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