Hymenoplasty (Virginity Restoration) cost in Tunisia

The procedure leads to reconstruction of the hymen in women who have lost it due to sexual intercourse or because of some strenuous physical activity like contact sports. The aim of the procedure is to enable the hymen repair without leaving any scars or traces. There is not just the physical aspect to this surgery but also the social as well as psychological aspect associated with it. A woman who undergoes these procedures returns as a more confident person owing to its linkages with social acceptance in some cultures.

Only skilled and exceptionally talented Gynecologists should execute this procedure on patients. Tunisia is a premier destination for patients who wish for a seamless Hymenoplasty operation. Although this is an outpatient procedure which takes about half an hour to complete, you should ideally plan for a 5 to 7 days stay in Tunisia if you are an international medical traveller. The recovery time period for a Hymenoplasty procedure undertaken in this country is really short with less side effects and complications.

Cost Comparison

The cost of Hymenoplasty in Tunisia is from US$ 1600 to US$ 2000. This is inclusive of all facilities which means it is still going to cost you lower than the cost of Hymenoplasty in the United States of America where the price range is US$ 5,000 to US$ 9,000. This same operation costs around US$ 4,000 in the United Kingdom which is actually just double the highest that it can cost in Tunisia. It should be a natural choice for you to get the procedure done in Tunisia with its affordable costs, good medical facilities and talented pool of Gynecologists.

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About the Hymenoplasty (Virginity Restoration)

The hymen is fleshy and thin which is present at the vagina opening. It has an opening that has normal space for period blood to pass through or for using tampons. But, there is no rule regarding this. Some people have less hymenal tissue whereas for some it may be so spread out that there is a smaller hole or one that covers the complete opening.

The hymen can be torn, can break, or even stretch for several reasons such as having sex in the first instance, during contact sports, physical exercises, etc. It may or may not be associated with pain and/or bleeding.

Hymenoplasty or hymen reconstruction, hymen repair, hymenorrhaphy, hymen surgery are all the names of the procedure which is done to repair Hymen.

How is Hymenoplasty (Virginity Restoration) performed?

It is a Gynecological procedure, which is done to join the torn edges of hymen with stitches that are dissolvable in nature and there are no scars visible after the operation post four to six weeks. There is no set time period post the breaking of hymen when you should get this done. This decision which is to be taken voluntarily and even a gap of a few months or years is normal. 

This is an outpatient procedure that only takes around half an hour to complete and is performed using local anesthesia. The patient can go home around five to six hours after the operation.

Recovery from Hymenoplasty (Virginity Restoration)

The stitches usually dissolve in a two-week time period and the patient should be completely healed in four weeks. Even though the patient can start a normal daily routine from the next day onwards, but for the first four weeks, she is advised to not go through any vigorous or strenuous physical activity such as sports, lifting heavy weights and even sexual intercourse should be put off for a period of eight weeks post-surgery.

Postoperative Complications and Risks-

The postoperative complications and risks are minimum and rare but it is good to know some possible ones.

  • Post-operative pain
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Abnormal vaginal discharges
  • Inflammation or infection 

Follow-Up Care:

There are some things you should be careful about post the surgery to make sure you heal properly. 

  • Please ensure that you do due diligence and take antibiotics as per the doctor's prescription and under the doctors' guidance. Kindly maintain cleanliness in the vaginal area. These things should also help you avoid infection.
  • In order for the swelling and pain to go down, make sure to use warm compresses and ice packs.
  • It would be advisable to wait a couple of days before taking a bath post-surgery.

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