I am 32 years old. I have never had a child but I have the issue of tearing at the base of my vagina when I have sex. The type tearing someone would have if they gave birth but I didn't give birth! If I use lubricant it's not as bad and in a couple days I can have sex again. Although, sex it's that enjoyable because I always had a little tear! At first my Gyno said I had thin skin down there and gave me estrogen cream to thicken the skin. This did not work. I developed scar tissue (from repeated tears) and my gyno thought it was the scar tissue that was ripping repeatedly every time I have intercourse. She removed the scar tissue (not a full fenton's.. because she did this in her clinic with just a local anesthetic and I don't think I had any widening done.. well she didn't mention anything about that). Anyway I waited two months to have sex again and when I did, I ended up tearing very badly (the whole area where she removed skin) which is bigger than my original tear was. So instead of having to wait 2 or 3 days now to have sex again. I have to probably wait a good week and a half or two weeks to let it heal up because this tear is so much bigger. (I guess it's kinda like a cavity, the dentist has to drill a bigger hole to give you a filling, well she had to remove a bigger section to make sure she got all the scar tissue). Anyway, now I have a bigger tear site. It's my actually operation site that is tearing! I'm at my lowest point! I'm so stressed out! I don't sleep or eat worrying about this! I don't know what to do. I saw my gyno today and she's telling me that it's the band of skin across the base of my vagina that isn't stretching enough. She is going to removed that band of skin and stitch it up on the sides (rather than stitching it up in the center) so that the skin band cannot heal back together. This is not a fenton's procedure but almost like the reverse of what someone has done to "tighten" their vaginal opening after childbirth, etc! Does anyone have any experiences with this? Can someone give me some advice? or has anyone ever had this done with success to help the issue of tearing skin??? or widening the vagina to reduce friction or tearing. Will removal of this band of skin widen my vagina base which will mean less friction, stretching, can anyone please answer this for me? or have any experiences THANKS??View Thread
Hi there, The above lady had this issue along time ago. 3 years and you posted 7 months ago! I have the exact same problem! I am interested in the procedure and how it was completed and If it worked! My Gyno wants to do a surgery on me too. she wants to cut out the band of skin and then stitch me up on the sides (so the band won't grow back together) which will basically remove that band of skin that doesn't stretch (hopefully getting ride of the tearing issue). No other parts of my vagina tear (just that one band splits in the middle every time I had sex.) I'm scared that this will not work and cause me to tear even more! I was wondering if you have an update! Thanks so muchView Thread
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