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26 Feb 2009

Labia - reduction
Hi Doc

My 12 year old CP daughter has really long, purple labia. The Gynae that did her vaginal hystorectomy wants to reduce them.

She fiddles there a lot and lately it seems as if she' s noticed that it' s nice to touch there. When I pull her panties down they also stick a liitle to her panty.

How do you feel about this operation? It will be very traumatic for her as she does not understand and I cannot explain to her what is happening. With the hystorectomy she went balistic and was pulling out all the iv' s etc she did not understand.

Must I leave it and see if she " grows"  into it or if it gets any better or what?

Soryy if I sound stupid about this.

Regards
Mom
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GynaeDoc
GYNAEDOC

01 Jan 0001

It sounds like the trauma of the operation probably outweighs the benefits, but only you can tell how much of a problem this is.

Best wishes
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