Post-operative : Labiaplasty

The night of surgery

 You can expect to have some pain in the area of the labia minora. To improve your comfort, you can:

  1. Take extra strength tylenol every 4 hours
  2. Tale extra strength advil every 6 hours
  3. Take the pain medication as prescribed
  4. Take the antibiotics
  5. Ice the area intermittently with a gauze between the ice and the skin (10 minutes on, 10 minutes off)

Please communicate with us immediately if you have:

  • Fever over 38.5
  • Severe nausea or vomiting
  • Hallucinations or unusual behavior
  • Pain that is not controlled by medications
  • Excessive bleeding or drainage from your incisions

The day after surgery

  • You can expect that your pain will start diminishing after 48 hours
  • Swelling may increase over the first two days

Healing and follow up

  • You will be swollen between 1- 2 weeks
  • It is recommended to rest for a few days
  • You will have a follow up with Dr. Gdalevitch between 1 and 2 weeks
  • You will not see the final result before 1 month. Scarring continues to improve for 6 months to a year