I Had Labiaplasty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 111 People

    Goodbye Khoisan Apron...

    When I hit puberty at 11 my labia minora grew to about 6cms...dangling in my underpants, making me squirm,always rubbing. At 13 when I got my period, it became nigh impossible to get fully clean as my legs would jam together every time I tried. I wept at my "Khoisan Apron" ...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    24 Responses Feb 3, 2009

    I'm on day 3 after labiaplasty with anal skin

    tag removal from a pregnancy, Believe me I read hours and hours of horror stories from both procedures I almost backed out I have some before and current pics I will post for you it is swollen and looks gross but that's completely normal but the best part is I have had no pain I...
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    1 Response Mar 27, 2015

    Just Had Labiaplasty...

    Hey everyone, So thankful for this thread and all of your stories as I've been contemplating labiaplasty for the last few years and it helped me to make my decision. I finally went ahead with it yesterday and am so happy I did. I know there is no such thing as 'abnormal' but...
    Emmie17 Emmie17
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Mar 2, 2013

    Little Pain, Great Results!

    I had my labiaplasty 6 days ago on July 5th, 2011.  I am 41 years old so you can see I have put this off for many years.  I now wish I had the surgery back in my 20's but I didn't know about it back then.  I decided to use my OBGYN instead of going with a doctor who...
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    4 Responses Jul 11, 2011

    Secret Labiaplasty

    Hello, i'm 18 years old and live in California. When I was about 14 I felt like my labia weren't normal. I had no idea what "normal" was but for some reason I didn't feel right in a swimsuit with my friends. I'm sure nobody even noticed that I had large labia but to me it was...
    Caliharlow Caliharlow
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Feb 17, 2013

    Wow! So today I had labiaplasty.

    I'm laying in bed recovering and I'm so happy. I also got an IUD insertion and that's really the only pain I'm having right now. It just feels like cramping. I would do the whole before and after pics, but it looks ridiculous right now! Maybe later. When I was about 12, I...
    kelizabethh kelizabethh
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2015

    It's so amazing to me to see all of these

    experiences that are so similar to mine. I have looked "different" for as long as I can remember. I'm too embarrassed to even ask if I was born with labia hypertrophy. Raised by a father, I didn't have a mother figure to talk to. I'm close with him, but...it's just an awkward...
    girlie95 girlie95
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2015

    First post here, just thought id share my

    experience:) Im from the uk and after going to the doctors about my labia (left side was alot longer than right and was also thicker) the gp made me feel silly by saying "theres nothing wrong with you" and gave me the sort of get over it kind of vibe... Very distressing when...
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    Apr 14

    Hey can anyone please recommend me a female GP

    in Melbourne so I can get a referral to a Surgeon. It would be very much appreciated!
    clera clera
    26-30, F
    Feb 28, 2014


    Hi I'm hoping to get labiaplasy, I'm in Scotland has anyone had this in Scotland that could recomend a clinic?I really hate the way they look, and have this bulge in a bikini which is disgusting! Really hope I can save up for this as I know its expensive. and my credit rating is...
    tuliga tuliga
    1 Response Oct 5, 2012

    I had labiaplasty almost a month ago now

    and I'm reeeally starting to stress the results. I was positive at first, keeping in mind it takes up to three months for full healing, as warped as it might look in the beginning. All the sutures dissolved pretty quickly and my body is generally pretty fast with healing so I...
    sweatervvest sweatervvest
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    My Very Positive Experience Of Labiaplasty

    Thought I’d share my experience of labiaplasty. So far its 9:30pm and I had the surgery at 4pm. So far very good. Firstly I’d like to tell people, especially young girls like me (i’m 18) about how I have gotten to this point without telling my parents, have gotten...
    HollyGolightly444 HollyGolightly444
    23 Responses Feb 11, 2012

    I am researching Doctors

    that have experience in Labiaplasty surgery in the Youngstown Ohio area. Any Suggestions of area doctors?
    3Mmom 3Mmom
    1 Response Feb 12, 2014

    Hello all, I am 22 years old

    and I have wanted to have labiaplasty done since I was 12 but have not been able to. My story is below but I wanted to first apologize to anyone offended by what I am asking. I don't know where else to turn, and I know that this is a safe space with women who know exactly what...
    victoriaki victoriaki
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2013

    I had a labiaplasty 8 days ago

    and since I didn't see too many things about what to expect, I figured I'd share my experience. Sorry if too much detail but hey, I would have liked to know before. I used Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith in Houston, Tx at the Complete Women's Care Center. The nurses, anesthesiologist...
    gnb1007 gnb1007
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2013

    I had labiaplasty with hood reduction 9 days ago

    and went with something called the 'hybrid', it's not quite a 'rim' (where the labia just peek out past the labia majora) and not the 'Barbie' where the labia are completely gone. However, I feel as though I've been given the Barbie. The labia that are still there are basically...
    Me71 Me71
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2013

    Hi all ;-)) Wanted this surgery

    for years but probably wouldn't have gone thru w it but needed a polyp removed and a uterine ablation so I think the universe threw me a bone ;-). I had to go under GA anyway so I went for it. Perhaps it's my age (46) or the fact that I'm just hypersensitive but when I read your...
    Namaste2010 Namaste2010
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2014

    Labiaplasty Diary

    My story isn't much different from anyone else's. My labia had been causing me so much trouble, I guess since middle school. I have always kinda been nervous about getting intimate with guys, being naked etc. I've been told that I push guys away and I guess at an unconcious level...
    cafeaulait21 cafeaulait21
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2013

    Just had labiaplasty today I did not fully

    remove my labia. I reduced the size of my labia because of it's enlarged appearance and it protruded out of my labia majora. In a lot of pain today. Someone please tell me it gets better!
    stella514 stella514
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2013

    I had labiaplasty 2weeks ago

    and worried because it still seems I have a LOT there...
    lalaloopsylala lalaloopsylala
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2014

    After having Labiaplasty myself,

    I realised that the 'post-op' experience can be quite a worrying one so I would just like to share what I went through with you girls so that you know your not alone. First of all I would just like to mention to anyone who is contemplating this surgery, that if you want to go...
    EmmaNicholson EmmaNicholson
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Feb 9, 2014

    Thoughts One Day After Surgery

    Hello all, Yesterday I had a labia minora reduction procedure performed on me by a doctor at the Toronto Cosmetic Clinic. I think it is one of the only places in Canada to perform this procedure and so they get a lot of traffic - apparently 3-4 people every week get it done...
    CassandraDay CassandraDay
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 18, 2011

    Sharing Experiences

    Hi all. I am a journalist in New York, and am writing a story about labiaplasty (specifically barbie-style procedures, which remove almost the entire labia minora). I would like to be able to write an informative and in-depth article on this topic, and was wondering whether any...
    K290 K290
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2012

    I am 19 years old and have had problems with my

    labia minor since around the age of 12. I managed to get funding through the NHS to get labiaplasty so I was obviously a very important case... Pre-op, I had two appointments with my surgeon. The first he looked at my area, which I was so embarrassed about as I had never let...
    ficharlton ficharlton
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2014

    Hello all, I am 22 years old

    and I have wanted to have labiaplasty done since I was 12 but have not been able to. My story is below but I wanted to first apologize to anyone offended by what I am asking. I don't know where else to turn, and I know that this is a safe space with women who know exactly what...
    victoriaki victoriaki
    22-25, F
    Dec 10, 2013

    Hi!! I'm a 22 year old from Long Island,

    New York. I had laser vaginal rejuvenation (labiaplasty with a laser). I have been uncomfortable, self conscious and insecure about my labia for years. They were long and VERY uneven. They protruded and got caught in my underwear and it significantly affected my sexual self...
    longisland91 longisland91
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2014

    I have been contemplating this procedure

    for about 7 years now. I'm 25 have been happily married to my wonderful husband for 5 years. I have never discussed my insecurity with ANYONE! I'm thinking of having this done without telling my husband until after (obviously). Any time I try to bring it up I start to cry...
    sum1randm sum1randm
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jan 17, 2014

    Just Had My Surgery, Freaking Out!! Help!

    Hey everyone! So yesterday afternoon I had my procedure done. I had long labia which bothered me and brought my sexual confidence down, so I decided it was time to get the surgery. Everything went fine and I've been coping with the pain and taking it easy... and while doing so I...
    ajj99 ajj99
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jan 14, 2012

    I'm having it today. I'm really nervous

    but also excited. Nervous mostly because I'm scared I won't be happy with it. It's so strange to think that the thing that has been haunting me my whole life is going to be gone by the end of the day. I'll let you all know how it goes!
    girlie95 girlie95
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2015

    I had a labiaplasty 8 days ago

    and since I didn't see too many things about what to expect, I figured I'd share my experience. Sorry if too much detail but hey, I would have liked to know before. I used Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith in Houston, Tx at the Complete Women's Care Center. The nurses, anesthesiologist...
    gnb1007 gnb1007
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2013

    Labiaplasty At Sixteen

    I had labiaplasty yesterday morning. I am so happy with the results, its amasing! I feel so relieved from discomfort and I am so happy about the appearance. Its all so much better than I imagined. It was about a year ago, when i was fifteen that I realised it had grown...
    lsh003 lsh003
    16-17, F
    15 Responses Oct 21, 2009

    I just had my inner Labia reduced.

    I am a 17 year old girl and my inner labia was huge , it made me feel abnormal and never looked good with bathing suits or cute underwear. It got to the point that i would always break up with my previous boyfriends because I was scared they would think I wasn't normal or tell...
    ordinarygirl97 ordinarygirl97
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 23, 2014
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2015

    With Dr Georgina Konrat - Brisbane QLD

    Australia on 6 May 2014 - This is my experience so far, I'll try to keep it as short and sweet as possible! :) Since I was about 14 years old I noticed that my inner labia had started growing longer than my outer labia. I have been extremely self conscious of this since then...
    BrizzyGirl91 BrizzyGirl91
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 9, 2014

    My Detailed Experience Of Labiaplasty!

    Hey guys, I'm 19, from Sydney, and I had labiaplasty in september! I just wanted to share my story about having this surgery, because I know how many of these stories I have been reading through this whole experience, and it can just be nice to know that people are going through...
    ivy2121 ivy2121
    18-21, F
    29 Responses Sep 12, 2012

    Hi everyone, I've been contemplating labiaplasty

    for about 2 years now, I've just been reading up about it a lot on the web, and like I'm sure a lot of you know the web can be scary. I've gone through stages of being too scared, a little unsure, but I'm set on it now... I've not yet been to my GP for a referral. I'm almost 19...
    MzAnon MzAnon
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2014

    Thrilled With My Labiaplasty

    Hello! Im 18 and just wanted to share my experience with anyone else struggling with this issue. I just had my labiaplasty done today by an amazing surgeon who specializes in this procedure. I can not be any happier! The main reason I chose to have this done was because my labia...
    angelcake17 angelcake17
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 1, 2013

    My First Surgery Ever And...

    Hello, all: I just had my first surgery four days ago, a labiaplasty. Why did I get it? Well, my problems started when I was only 12 (I'm 19 years old), I had a vaginal infection and it was incredibly affecting and itching my labia, though I tried not to touch, in the middle of...
    milablue milablue
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2012

    Labiaplasty Is Finally Done

    We've heard it all before about young girls being insecure about their vagina. And yes, I'm one of those girls and I can understand them better than their own mother would. Since I was 14 years old I've been wanting this and I finally had it done yesterday. I am 21 years old...
    Keyfarin Keyfarin
    4 Responses Feb 27, 2013


    This is something I never wanted to talk about cause I felt and still feel uncomfortable.  I am not going to write my story in details...I will say part of it.  As a teenager, I saw a gyno who sent me for surgery with her colleague.  I had complained, both my labia minora...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Jan 20, 2011

    I'm Getting Labiaplasty Next Month! Advice!

    I am getting Labiaplasty next month and i made the HORRIBLE mistake of watching a video of the procedure online! I am so nervous and have never had surgery before! How long is the procedure? How long does it take to get back to normal activities (not sex etc...) but to not feel...
    eastcoast559 eastcoast559
    6 Responses Oct 12, 2010

    Hoodectomy And Labiaplasty

    I am thinking about having a full labiplasty done to eliminate my large and protruding labia and also get rid of my **** hood. I am excited about the new look and the increased sensativity. Has anyone else had their labia fully removed and hood as well?
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    1 Response Feb 8, 2012
    clera clera
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2014

    Hey, i decided to join this group

    because I am going to have a labiaplasty done. I am only 17 but I think it is the right age to do it. Through all these past years i have felt disgusted and ashamed of my labia minora. On the estetic part i really don't like them and think to myself that if i was a guy and...
    moni80 moni80
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

    5 Days Ago

    I had labiaplasty 5 days ago and allthough I didn't feel any pain or discomfort in the first couple of days I now seam to be getting worse does anyone know if this is normal. I THOUGHT I would get better not worse... help..
    luigi29 luigi29
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Mar 1, 2010

    I'm Having Labiaplasty

    Hi :) Its amazing to read these stories but one thing that surprises me is that I am alot younger than most of you. I'm 15 and have been struggling with an enlarged labia for about 5 years, I compete competitively in horse riding and this issue makes doing what I love (riding...
    17del98 17del98
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 18, 2013

    Oh wow so this issue has been bothering me

    for 5 years and today I told my GP and my mum! It was so awkward and embarrassing but finally I have spoken about it. No ones ever seen my vulva before and I showed my GP, she's going to try get me funding on the NHS, I'm praying that it goes through. These are ruining my life...
    voguebeauty voguebeauty
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 14, 2014

    3 days post labiaplasty on left post op on the

    right .. Posted a detailed experience but cannot figure out how to edit pictures so here u go
    deleted deleted
    Mar 28, 2015

    yesterday was surgery day

    and ever thing went smoothly. I'm not going to give a history bc it all seems that we got it for the same reasons...being insecure and pain. I went to my gyno office and it was performed in a surgical room there. I highly recommend this bc it was very discrete& the care was...
    crazyred412 crazyred412
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2015

    3 days post-op, and I'm a little nervous.

    Nervous because I'm returning to school tomorrow—I'm barely in any pain but I usually have 13 hour days. So yixe. Nervous, probably over paranoid, about the result. The doctor said he does the procedure several times a week and seemed pleased when he was done. Of course...
    girlie95 girlie95
    18-21, F
    Sep 7, 2015
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