Hymenoplasty in Egypt


What is hymenoplasty ?

Hymenoplasty realized in Egypt is also called hymen restoration surgery, it is an intimate surgery that aims at reconstructing the broken hymen without visible scars.
The hymen is classically broken following sexual intercourse.
This intervention is generally performed for religious, social or cultural reasons.

How much does hymenoplasty cost in Egypt ?

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What is the hymen ?

The hymen is a thin membrane that normally incompletely seals the entrance to the vagina.
During the hymen rupture, bleeding may occur, but it is not systematic. The rupture of the hymen can be related to sexual intercourse, but also to certain sports or the use of tampons.

In which cases can hymenoplasty be performed ?

There are two cases :
hymenoplasty follows a sexual assault.
hymenoplasty is performed for personal convenience, most often as a wedding wish, for social or religious reasons.

Before the intervention

Before your hymenoplasty, you must have a consultation with the surgeon to examine you and explains you the process of this intervention (results, recovery…).
He will ask you to stop smoking and taking aspirin before the procedure.
Moreover, he will ask you about your medical history (your previous surgeries, if you suffer from certain diseases or if you are taking medications…).
Blood analysis must be done before the intervention.

How is hymenoplasty performed ?

Hymenoplasty performed in Egypt is realized under general anaesthesia and lasts about 45 minutes.
The procedure begins by excising the poor quality scar tissue covering the edges of the hymen which slightly reduces its size.
The hymen is then analyzed. Depending on its size, two repair techniques are possible :
If the hymen is large enough, the hymenoplasty technique is simple : it consists of suturing the hymen from the hymen remnants that are present. The edges of the hymen are sutured in 2 planes in order to allow the reconstruction of a solid hymen.
If the hymen is too small and the suture is in danger of loosening due to too much tension, reconstruction techniques using flaps of vaginal mucosa are used.

Aftercare and recovery

After your hymenoplasty in Egypt
You must adopt an intimate cleansing morning and evening and after each urination.
Thread removal : no threads are removed, they are absorbable and disappear spontaneously 15 to 20 days after the operation.
There is no bandage to be applied, but a simple cleansing with tap water (shower) and soap. A panty liner is sufficient to cover the sutures.
Resumption of physical activities after hymenoplasty : 1 month and a half and with the consent of the surgeon.

Hymenoplasty : Results

The result of hymenoplasty realized in Egypt is immediate, the hymen is closed with a natural appearance without scarring.
This intervention brings real psychological comfort to patients who were formerly victims of sexual assault and those who want to reconstruct their hymen for religious, social or cultural reasons, it helps them to make reparation.

When is it possible to have sexual intercourse after hymenoplasty?

It is advisable to wait for healing and disappearance of the threads, at least 3 weeks after the operation.

Will there be bleeding after the first sexual intercourse following hymenoplasty ?

In the vast majority of cases, yes, as during normal deflowering.
The hymen is solid and creates a feeling of resistance to penetration.

At what age can one opt for hymenoplasty ?

Hymenoplasty is a surgical procedure that reconstructs the hymen, a thin membrane located at the opening of the vagina. It's often sought for cultural, religious, or personal reasons, particularly in cultures where an intact hymen is associated with virginity.

The legal age for undergoing hymenoplasty varies depending on the country and local regulations. However, ethically and medically, it is typically recommended that individuals should be adults capable of providing informed consent before undergoing any surgical procedure, including hymenoplasty.

In many countries, the legal age of adulthood is 18, and individuals are considered adults capable of making their own medical decisions at that age. Therefore, it is generally advisable to wait until reaching adulthood before considering hymenoplasty or any other elective surgical procedure. Additionally, it is important for individuals to carefully consider their motivations and discuss the procedure with a qualified healthcare provider to ensure they understand the risks, benefits, and potential consequences.

What are the benefits of hymenoplasty ?

Hymenoplasty is a surgical procedure with both potential advantages and considerations. Here are some perceived advantages that individuals may associate with hymenoplasty :

  1. Cultural or religious reasons : In some cultures or religious communities, an intact hymen is highly valued and associated with virginity. Hymenoplasty can help restore the appearance of an intact hymen, which may be important for cultural or religious reasons.
  2. Psychological benefits : For some individuals, the restoration of the hymen through hymenoplasty can provide a sense of psychological relief or reassurance, particularly if they have concerns about societal expectations or personal beliefs regarding virginity.
  3. Personal confidence : Hymenoplasty may contribute to an individual's sense of confidence or self-esteem, especially if they feel that the presence of an intact hymen is important to their identity or relationships.
  4. Healing from trauma : In cases where the hymen has been torn due to sexual assault or other traumatic experiences, hymenoplasty may be part of a broader healing process for the individual, allowing them to reclaim a sense of bodily integrity.
  5. Reassurance for relationships : Some individuals may seek hymenoplasty as a way to reassure their partner or future spouse about their virginity status, particularly if the partner or cultural context places a high value on virginity.

It is important to note that hymenoplasty, like any surgical procedure, carries risks and considerations. Additionally, the decision to undergo hymenoplasty should be made carefully and thoughtfully, with full consideration of the individual's motivations, expectations, and the advice of qualified healthcare professionals.

Can one practice sports activities after hymenoplasty ?

The ability to engage in sports activities after hymenoplasty depends on various factors including the individual's overall health, the specific type of hymenoplasty procedure that is performed, and the recommendations of the surgeon. In general, most individuals can resume light activities relatively soon after the procedure, while more strenuous activities may require a longer recovery period.

Here are some considerations regarding sports activities after hymenoplasty :

  1. Recovery period : Following hymenoplasty, it is important to allow the body time to heal. The surgeon will provide specific post-operative instructions, including guidance on when it is safe to resume physical activities.
  2. Strenuous activities : Engaging in high-impact or strenuous sports activities too soon after hymenoplasty can increase the risk of complications such as bleeding, infection, or injury to the surgical site. It is typically recommended to avoid activities like vigorous exercise, heavy lifting, or contact sports during the initial recovery period.
  3. Gradual return to activity : Once the surgeon gives the green light, individuals can gradually reintroduce physical activities. Starting with light exercises and gradually increasing intensity can help prevent strain on the surgical area and promote a smoother recovery.
  4. Follow-up care : Regular follow-up appointments with the surgeon are essential to monitor healing progress and ensure that it is safe to resume sports activities. The surgeon may provide personalized recommendations based on the individual's specific circumstances and the type of the procedure.
  5. Protective measures : Depending on the nature of the sports activities, individuals may need to take additional precautions to protect the surgical site. This could include wearing supportive undergarments or using pads to provide extra cushioning and support.

It is crucial for individuals to communicate openly with their healthcare provider and follow their recommendations regarding physical activity after hymenoplasty. Rushing back into sports too soon can compromise the healing process and increase the risk of complications.