by Dr. Samir Ahire
Hymenoplasty Surgery in Mumbai
Regardless of your situation, there’s nothing you can do to grow your hymen back. A virgin is someone who’s never had sex. But people define “sex” and “losing virginity” in many different ways. Bottom line: the definition of virginity is complicated, and it’s really up to you to decide what you believe.
Hymenorrhaphy or hymen reconstruction surgery is the temporary surgical restoration of the hymen. The term comes from the Greek words hymen meaning “membrane”, and raphḗ meaning “suture”. It is also known as hymenoplasty, although strictly this term would also include hymenotomy.
Frequently Asking Questions
Hymenoplasty is a surgical procedure designed to repair and reconstruct the thin, ring-like skin membrane partially covering the opening of the vagina, known as the “hymen.” It is made of elastic and fibrous tissue.
The surgery normally takes less than one hour. In women who have a torn hymen, your surgeon, a hymen repair specialist, will stitch together the remaining pieces. This will allow the hymen to grow back together as it heals.
Will I bleed during a sexual intercourse after hymenoplasty? After hymenoplasty, bleeding is present in the way it is with a natural hymen.
Though some amount of discomfort in walking and sitting is indicated for all women undergoing hymenoplasty, such patients are susceptible to some degree of bruising and severe swelling. Again, this is more likely to happen among women wherein the inner skin tends to rub hard against the vaginal skin upon walking.
This is not true. The hymen (cherry) cannot grow back once it’s been stretched open. The hymen is a thin, fleshy tissue that stretches across part of the opening of the vagina. The hymen can be stretched open the first time a girl has vaginal intercourse.
Not having intercourse until you are fully healed, usually in about six weeks.
It’s possible, but not guaranteed that he won’t know.
No. In fact, some experts say there may be no way to tell if a woman is a virgin, even with gynecological tests.
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