Risks, Side Effects and Complications
1) Dizziness after Labia Minora Reduction
- Nausea and vomiting may be experienced, as a side effect of the local anesthesia or general anesthesia, which is noted to be relieved as soon as its effect wears off.
2) Post-operative pain after Labia Minora Reduction
- Pain at/or around the Labia Minora Reduction wound may be felt as soon as the anesthetic wears off, but which is relieved by pain medications prescribed (in the first 2-3 days). Occasionally, you may experience intumesce, itches, irritation or tension around the surgical wound.
- You should take a rest to monitor the symptoms and should refrain from working hard because it may cause bruise and severe pain. In case you have more intumesce and pain, please do not be hesitant to come to see Dr. Vitasna.
3) Abnormal bleeding after Labia Minora Reduction
- Because of using small dissolving suture may lead to the risk of post operative complication such as bleeding from surgical wound, possibly caused by walking or other activities.
- Abnormal bleeding which may lead to hematoma formation is very seldom noted and occurs in 1 out of 100 surgeries. In this connection Aspirin and other anti-coagulant drugs should be avoided at least 10 days before and after the scheduled surgery.
- If excessive bleeding from the surgical wound occurs after surgery, all expenses for services and treatment for this post-surgical complication will no longer be charged to you. However, if the bleeding or other complications occur due to your non-compliance with the doctor’s orders, you will be charged accordingly.
4) Inflammation or infection after Labia Minora Reduction
- For the Labia Minora Reduction, inflammation or infection of the wound may occur because the surgical wound is in the vaginal opening area constantly be prone to contaminated with the fluid from vaginal tract, urinary tract and alimentary(fecal) tract.
- Inflammation or infection of the wound may happen to any women who fail to follow the instructions, follow the instructions incorrectly or have existing diseases such as diabetes or havevaginal infection before the surgery.
- Inflammation or infection of the wound may cause complications such as rough wound edge(s), non-proportional Labia Minora (depending on your anatomical structure), wound deformation, suture mark (scar) or wound disruption leading to abnormal bleeding from the Labia Minora Reductions wound.
- After the procedure, you may have abnormal vaginal discharges or curd like discharge as a result of vaginal fungi, possibly following taking antibiotic to avoid post-operative infection and needing anti-fungal medication or suppository.