Are There Any Treatments for It?
A minor surgical procedure can treat an imperforate hymen. To avoid scar tissue formation and re-blockage of the hymeneal opening, the doctor will eliminate the excess hymeneal tissue and have some sutures for it instead.
Some women may need to place dilators into the vaginal canal for 15 minutes each day after surgery. A dilator resembles a tampon in appearance. This prevents the incision from closing and maintains the vaginal opening.
The surgery just takes a few days for the girls to recover.
There are different types of hymen, and it is important to know how this may affect you should you have a certain type.
Treatment for an imperforate hymen is a minor surgical procedure. There should be no long-term effects from surgical removal, and it should not affect a woman’s chance to have children in the future.
Make sure to keep in touch with your doctor even after the procedure so that you can discuss other concerns.
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