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Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet

Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Consern Pharma P Ltd
Medicine composition: Fluoxetine, Olanzapine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, sudden panic attacks, bulimia (eating disorder) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (symptoms of tension, irritability and depression before menstruation). The medication can improve your sleep, mood, appetite as well as the energy level. It belongs to the drug group known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the serotonin amount in your body, which is a natural substance present in your brain that helps in maintaining mental balance.

Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is available in the form of a tablet, capsule, delayed-release capsule and a liquid solution, to be taken orally. It can be taken with food or without it. The dosage will depend on your present health condition and how your body reacts to the first dose. Your doctor may prescribe a low dose initially and then increase it gradually. It is advised not to stop the medication abruptly without consulting your doctor, as there is a possibility of experiencing withdrawal symptoms such as mood changes, dizziness, anxiety, confusion, agitation or irritability. It may take 4-5 weeks and sometimes even longer for Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet to show its full effectiveness.

You can suffer from mild side effects like nervousness, nausea, dry mouth, weakness, drowsiness and decreased sexual performance while taking Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet. You can consult your doctor if they refuse to go away after some time. However, there can be some serious side effects too in some cases that require immediate medical attention:

Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet can make you feel drowsy or dizzy. It is advised not to drive or do any other activity that requires your complete concentration. In case you are an elderly patient, be careful when you are getting up from a sitting or sleeping position to avoid a sudden fall. Also, you must avoid alcohol while you are under this medication.

Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bulimia which is an excessive eating disorder caused by genetic and psychological factors. Some of the symptoms include living in fear of gaining weight and eating continuously until it feels uncomfortable.
Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression which is a serious mood disorder caused by genetic and environmental factors. Feeling sad, irritable and devoid of energy are some the symptoms of depression.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder which is an anxiety disorder caused by genetic and environmental factors. Some of the symptoms include aggression, suffering from a fear of contamination, and getting an obsessive urge to clean.
Panic disorder
Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of the panic disorder. Sweating, breathing problem, weakness and numbness in hands are some of the symptoms of panic disorder.
Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder which is a condition in which women has irritability, tension, and depression before menstruation.
If you have a known allergy to Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet or any other medicines belongs to the class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is not recommended in patients who have taken Monoamine oxidase inhibitors within the last 14 days.
In addition to its intended effect, Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Skin Rash Major Common
Restlessness Major Common
Fever or chills Major Less Common
Muscle or joint pain Major Less Common
Anxiety Major Rare
Increased sweating Major Rare
Dry Mouth Major Rare
Decreased appetite Minor Common
Abnormal dreams Minor Less Common
Frequent Urination Minor Less Common
Changes in vision Minor Less Common
Convulsions (seizures) Major Rare
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 14 days.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 6 to 8 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendency has been reported
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Monitoring of undesired effects like colic, fussiness, and drowsiness is necessary.
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Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If its almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Overdose instructions
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
United States
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Depression Major
Use with caution the patients suffering from depression and other psychiatric disorders due to the increased risk of suicidal thoughts especially at the beginning of the treatment and at the time of dose change. Discontinue the medicine and inform the doctor if these symptoms appear.
Glaucoma Moderate
Use with caution in the patients with angle-closure glaucoma or history of glaucoma due to the risk of increasing the intraocular pressure.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol Moderate
Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating heavy machinery.
Interaction with Lab Test
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Tramadol Major
Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is not recommended with tramadol due to increase in the risk of seizures, confusion, and increased heartbeat. This interaction is more likely to occur in the elderly population with a history of seizures or alcohol withdrawal. Inform the doctor if these medicines are taken together. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Diuretics Moderate
Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet may cause low blood sodium levels and this risk may increase if taken with diuretics like furosemide. Frequent monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are necessary. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors Major
Concern F 20 Mg/5 Mg Tablet is not recommended with monoamine oxidase inhibitors like selegiline, isocarboxazid, phenelzine due to increase in the risk of side effects. There should be a minimum of 14 days time gap between these two medications. Inform the doctor if these medicines are taken together. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Popular Questions & Answers

To maintain the gap between pregnancy ,ek female ko iske liye kya karna chahiye ? please ans

General Physician,
To maintain the gap between pregnancy ,ek female ko iske liye kya karna chahiye ? please ans
Hello, Thanks for your query on Lybrate "As" per your clinical history is concerned please avoid sex during ovulation days 12th -16th of menstrual day, so there is no chance of pregnancy at all. Thanks.
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Hii Sir/ Mam, age 22 mera aage wala half daat tut gya hai use 5 saal ho gye hai ab me use thik krna chahta huu capping krna thik hai ya grinding so please give me good advice.

MDS (Pediatric Dentist), BDS
Dentist, Mathura
Hii Sir/ Mam, age 22 mera aage wala half daat tut gya hai use 5 saal ho gye hai ab me use thik krna chahta huu cappin...
After RCT you need capping if tooth break more abt 2/3rd of its length. If not then composite filling sufficient after consilting to dentist.

Hello doctor, I have a problem of excessive hair fall and I have tried so many shampoos and oils but there is no improvement. After oiling my hairfall more and my hairoots are also very weak and my hairs are very very thin and rough also and my hair growth is also very slow and less. Please prescribe me something.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Hello doctor, I have a problem of excessive hair fall and I have tried so many shampoos and oils but there is no impr...
There are many reasons for hair fall or thinning of hair on scalp. So first and foremost we have to find the cause with the help of detailed history and examination. Some of the common causes are nutritional deficiency, hormonal causes like androgenic alopecia or patterned baldness, hypothyroidism, telogen effluvium etc. Unless we find and treat the cause there is no point in giving non specific treatment. Oils or shampoos do not have any effect on hair growth as they are not absorbed in the skin. Moreover, you should never self treat with anything. Please call me or send photographs using online consult option for proper diagnosis and detailed prescription.

Respected sir, My father is around 60 years old. He is a serviceman. Yesterday night after dinner he suddenly started sweating, although it was rain and weather was cool.In dinner he took milk with rice, curry as usual. After dinner he felt little pain in stomach. We became very worried about sudden sweating. But sweating was not so profuse. So sir I want to know that what is the reason behind this sudden sweating? Please let me know. His blood pressure is almost normal. Around 120/85. He has no blood sugar. His weight is approx 58.

DNB (General Medicine), MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Internal Medicine Specialist, Lucknow
I understand your anxiety related to your fathers new symptom. It's really good that you have concerns for your parents and noticed an important symptom for your fathers age. You have written the sweating was not so profuse and probably settled soon, so most likely nothing to be worried. However this sweating was after taking meals, I suspect cardiac cause if there is anything. Get one ECG/ TMT done. Continue to give him care as you are already doing!
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Dear Doctor, This is regarding my decrease in sperm production. My age is 23 male. Its been almost one year I lost interest in masturbating. Before that I used to have 1 to 2 times a week. But now it goes upto 10 to 15 days. I do not know what is happening with me. From past several months im so upset due to some getting job issue. Is there any possibility that when im in tense mood there will be decrease in sperm count? Also my pennis becomes small when compared to 1 year before. Please give me solution to maintain proper health in which what type of food I have to take, is stress effects the interest in masturbating? Please give me the solution. Thank you,

Post Graduate in rehabilitation psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Dear Doctor,
This is regarding my decrease in sperm production. My age is 23 male.
Its been almost one year I lost in...
There are many scientific evidences that one generally doesn't perform well during the stress moments, this is all because of stress. No need to be concerned about penis size as it can not reduce from the one you've had, its basically not getting fully erected due to stress. Try to find job however without keeping stress. Sperm counts can not be assessed unless you go for medical tests.
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Diabetic Retinopathy - Important Facts You Must Know About!

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, FRCS
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Diabetic Retinopathy - Important Facts You Must Know About!

Diabetes is a scourge that has been spreading like wildfire across the globe. It is one of the major public health concerns of the modern era. Diabetes not only causes damage to your internal organs but will also take a toll on your eyes if left unchecked. Retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts and blurry vision are common phenomena accompanying diabetes. 

You may not notice it at first. Symptoms can include:

  1. Blurry or double vision

  2. Rings, flashing lights, or blank spots

  3. Dark or floating spots

  4. Pain or pressure in one or both of your eyes

  5. Trouble seeing things out of the corners of your eyes

Thus Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam plays an important role to detect it.

Here are some common Diabetic Eye Problems:

  1. Blurry Vision: Do things turn blurry for you at times? Well it is not your glasses which are at fault but your high blood sugar count swelling up the lens within your eye and changing your ability to see. In order to correct your vision, you need to try bringing your sugar level back to the optimal range, which is 70 to 130 milligrams per deciliter. Do call on a doctor if the situation persists or deteriorates further.

  2. Cataracts: Your eye lens is just like a camera that enables you to see through it by focusing on a particular object. If you have cataract, your otherwise clear lens gets shrouded a layer making it opaque and cloudy. You tend to face difficulties in the form of glares, blurred or clouded vision, and blind spots among other problems. Diabetics are prone to acquiring cataract much earlier than others, with the condition worsening subsequently. They are removed via surgery where your doctor substitutes your hazy lens with a new artificial one.

  3. Glaucoma: You eye transmits images to your brain through the optic nerve. Pressure may build up within the optic nerve resulting in damage and ultimately causing total or partial blindness. This is a fairly common disorder with diabetics and a large number of cases pertaining to blindness due to diabetes are caused by this. Usually, glaucoma can be treated with laser, surgery, eye drops or medicines.  It is important to visit a doctor as it can help stop the progression of the disorder much earlier.

  4. Diabetic Retinopathy: The retina is a cluster of cells behind your eyes that absorbs light and converts them into images that are sent to the brain via your optic nerve. High blood sugar count can actually wreak havoc on the tiny blood vessels within your retina giving rise to diabetic retinopathy. Symptoms may include blurry vision, seeing spots, blind spots and difficulty in low light or night time. Retinopathy can cause you to progressively go blind and thus it is imperative that you go for periodic check-ups and keep your diabetes under control.

Control and Prevention

If you have diabetes, you are not doomed to develop diabetic eye disease. Although you are at risk, you have the ability to control your diabetes so your vision is not compromised. Controlling diabetes requires you to monitor your blood sugar levels regularly. Follow some steps to help you control and preserve your vision:

  1. Taking your Medicines regularly as prescribed by your doctor. Skipping of medication may leads to irregular control and is more hazardous.

  2. Eating Right food is essential when trying to prevent or control diabetes. Eat a diet that is high in nutrients, low in fat and moderate in calories. A high-fiber diet with low glycaemic index foods (slow-release carbohydrates) will keep blood sugar steady and make you feel full. Although you do not need to eliminate sugar completely, you must limit sugar to a small serving. The good news is that as you cut sweets, your cravings will change and you will naturally desire more healthy foods.

  3. Keep your A1C level under 7%: A1C is a test you have during a visit to your endocrinologist to determine how well-controlled your diabetes has been during the previous 2-3 months. Keeping your blood glucose in this target range means less damage to the delicate blood vessels around your eyes.

  4. Control blood pressure and Cholesterol Levels: People with diabetes have a greater chance of having high blood pressure and Cholesterol, which can cause eye blood vessel damage.

  5. Regular Physical Exercise can help you control your blood sugar, increase fitness and reduce your risk for heart disease and nerve damage. You must track your blood sugar before, during and after exercise to prevent hypoglycaemia.

  6. Annual comprehensive eye exams: If you are pre-diabetic or diabetic, it is even more important to have Complete Dilated eye exam to initially get baseline recordings of the eye conditions and then regular yearly follow-up visits to monitor changes in your vision. If you notice blurred vision and you have had diabetes for a length of time, it might be a signal you need to keep tighter control of your glucose levels.

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Depression - Did You Know It Is Related With Food?

Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Jammu
Depression - Did You Know It Is Related With Food?

Depression is a clinical, mental, and emotional condition that may give rise to feelings of hopelessness and chronic sadness. It slows down the way people process everyday activities and leads the patient to a sense of constant gloom and doom. It is a disabling mental condition as per WHO, and may be caused due to reasons like genetics, changes in the balance of hormones, stress, grief, trauma and prolonged, chronic physical ailments. Depression is also connected with food and nutrition. Do you want to know how? 

Read on to see the three ways in which food and depression are connected. 

*  Severity and Duration: Depression is a mental illness that signifies an imbalance in the hormones and the emotional faculties in the brain. Nutrition is the fuel that keeps the brain and body in prime working condition. When a depressive state sets in or becomes emotionally rooted, then nutritious eating and a proper diet take a back seat as the patient succumbs to a state where he or she is not concerned about the food intake. As a result, the brain and hormonal balance get further affected. This can have an adverse effect on the severity and the duration of the depressive mode, which makes it all a vicious cycle of sorts. Poor appetite, not having proper meals, skipping meals, eating junk, avoiding social settings where food will be served, and even emotional eating are all outcomes of depression too.

*  Eating Disorders: Many patients who have eating disorders often experience deep rooted and chronic depression. Since despondency and hopelessness are the main characteristics of depressive behaviour, the outcome is that the patient tries to behave in a way that seeks approval. And in all this, the patient usually thinks that he or she is not 'good enough'. In such a scenario, the patient may start trying out fad diets and eventually fall prey to eating disorders like Bulimia that make the patient overeat and then vomit. These eating disorders usually come with phases of binge eating, throwing up, starving and then repeating the cycle again. Eating in secrecy is also a symptom of this condition.

*  Nutrition to Fight Depression: Nutrition and proper food intake can build a sense of resilience by first of all improving the overall physical condition of the patient. This can take care of a lot of angst even as the minerals and vitamins travel to the brain for better functioning in the long run.

Ensure that you eat right as a part of your therapy for depression. This is as good as taking your medication on time!

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During Natural Disasters, Homeopathy Is Very Helpful.

Homeopath, Pune
During Natural Disasters, Homeopathy Is Very Helpful.

Homeopathy can be very helpful when there is a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, a tornado, an earthquake, flooding, and fires. The person may be experiencing fright, panic, injury, shock, loss of loved ones, loss of a home and more.

It is looking at the disaster as an acute situation, and addressing the person for what they are experiencing now from the disaster. The disaster may  exasperate someone’s present health concerns, or be a trigger for a health concern that develops later. Often people say, I was never well since this happened, or these symptoms started when my house burned down, for example. Homeopathy is helpful for right when the disaster is occurring, and for later on. For later on, I would suggest seeing a homeopath. And if you help yourself now, you maybe helping yourself to not develop something in the future.

Some Homeopathic Remedies

Here are a few homeopathic remedies that are helpful when the person is going through the disaster. The reaction can be emotional or a first aid injury. I have given a short description for each homeopathic remedy. Observe how you or your loved one feel, and match it to the description. I have given remedies for trauma, anxiousness, sprains, and digestive issues. This information applies to one’s pets too. If you don’t see anything that is helpful, you may want to google what is bothering you and homeopathy, if you have access to a computer.

  • ACONITE – feeling very fearful, anxious and panicky after the shock and occurrence of the disaster, or during the disaster. Cannot calm down. Feels terrified and restless. May have particular fear of death, and even predicting that they will die. Sleep is restless, tossing and turning, waking up feeling very fearful. Symptoms come on suddenly.
  • ARNICA MONTANA – for body injury, shock from an injury, or just shock from the trauma of the disaster. Person feels sore, bruised, and will say “I am fine”, even though they are not. They don’t like to be touched.
  • IGNATIA – grief from loss: loss of home, possessions, loved ones. Crying or whimpering in sleep. Frequent sighing and yawning, while awake.
  • RHUS TOX – sprain and strain after heavy physical work, when the person has not limbered up. Pains are worse when beginning to move, feels better once moving, like a “rusty gate”. Acts on torn ligaments and tendons. Use after ARNICA. Joint is hot, swollen and painful.
  • RUTA GRAV – use if Rhus tox fails. Torn and wrenched tendons or ligaments. Bruised periosteum (bone covering). Especially good for stiff, sore wrists, ankles, or knees. Dislocation of joints, tennis elbow, frozen shoulder. Use after ARNICA.
  • ARSENICUM ALBUM – food poisoning, after eating bad fruit, fish or meat. Worse at night with much tossing and turning. May have vomiting and diarrhea at the same time. Chilly, restless, anxious. Weak. Feeling of panic – “will I live?” Needs some reassurance, yet not easily reassured. Thirsty for sips of water or warm drinks.
  • NUX VOMICA – wants to vomit, but cannot. Chilly and intensely irritable.  Overeating. And over use of food, liquor, work.

Using Homeopathic Remedies

A 30C or 200C potency would be good. Use what you have available – 6C, 12C, 12X, 30X. 

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Dr. Stephen Hawking: The Man Who Lived By The Thought, "Intelligence Is The Ability To Adapt To Change"

DNB (Neurology), MD/MBBS - General Medicine
Neurologist, Delhi
Dr. Stephen Hawking: The Man Who Lived By The Thought, "Intelligence Is The Ability To Adapt To Change"

“I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first”, are the famous words of a man who, against all odds pursued his passion till the end. 14 March 2018 will always be considered as one of the darkest days as the world mourns the loss of the great Dr. Stephen Hawking, who enlightened people with his theories related to, ‘exploration of general relativity and properties of the black hole’.

At the age of 21 he was diagnosed with a rare neurological disease known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)  or Lou Gehrig’s disease and despite the challenges he faced, he lived his life with fun & vigor.

So, what is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis?

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a motor neuron disease, which is responsible for controlling the voluntary muscle movement in the body. It is one of the rare neurological diseases and has no cure at present. It is degenerative disease i.e. the condition affected by it will get worse over a period of time and weakens the working of these neurons.

What is the cause of it?

In 90% to 95% of cases, the definitive cause of it is still not known. And, for the remaining cases, there is a possibility that this disease can occur due an inherited genetic history of certain specific genes from their parents.

How the disease affected Stephen?

The symptoms of this disease vary from person to person. Also, the disease has a tendency to spread to unaffected regions of the body with the affected regions turning worse. Due to the progressive nature of the disease, the patient eventually will not able to walk, use their hands & arms, loses his ability to speak, to swallow food or their own saliva, and lastly, it affects the ability to cough & breathe resulting in the death of the patient.

In most of the cases, people who are diagnosed with ALS live up to 2-5 years. However, Hawking was a rare case who survived for over 50 years, since he was diagnosed when he was 21. And, in spite of his disease, he came up with highly elaborate researches such as that of the black hole theory.

How did he survive for so long?

When a patient suffers from ALS it is possible he or she can die due to respiratory failure, or deterioration of swallowing muscles which leads to dehydration and malnutrition. The case of Hawking is still a mystery for both doctors and scientists alike. As, in all ALS cases, the symptoms of cognitive dysfunction or memory dysfunction are common but were proven wrong in Hawking’s case. As per Hawking’s biography ‘A Brief History of Time’, his grasping, and learning ability improved only after his disease.

Due to the progression of his disease, he was paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair and was not able to perform day to day activities such as bathing, eating, and even talking. He was only able to move a few fingers. In order to overcome his difficulties, he started using a speech synthesizer that gave him a computerized voice. Also, after reading his case many doctors claimed that the disease progressed slower than it usually does in his case.

Common signs of this disease

Although the above symptoms can indicate other health ailments in case of continuous occurrence one should consult a doctor immediately. In case of any concern, do consult an expert and get answers. 

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Hymenoplasty - Know The Procedures Involved In It?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Gurgaon
Hymenoplasty - Know The Procedures Involved In It?

Not many people are aware of the term Hymenoplasty. For some people, an intact hymen has a great significance (often an indication of a female virginity). However, you don't always need an intercourse for the hymen sheath (a thin tissue membrane that surrounds the external opening of the vagina) to break. Activities such as horse riding, gymnastics, swimming, to name a few, can play a pivotal role bringing about the rupture of the hymen.

For long, people believed that a hymen, once ruptured, can never be restored. With the advancement of technology, this fact is slowly getting transformed into a myth. With Hymenoplasty (also called as a Hymen reconstruction surgery) one can achieve the impossible i.e reconstruction of a ruptured hymen surgically. Hymenoplasty also comes as a blessing for women born without a hymen. In this case, a Hymenoplasty aids in creating a new hymen, making life a lot easier for the concerned person.

Procedure involved in a Hymenoplasty

  • Before opting for a Hymenoplasty, one should have a proper understanding of the surgical procedure, including the pros and the cons. Thus, a consultation with the surgeon (should be experienced with impressive credentials and success rate) is of prime importance.
  • Once you are fully prepared (physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially), the surgeon will fix a date for the surgery.
  • Hymenoplasty is a hassle-free procedure that involves the following steps.
    • Before the surgery, a local anesthesia is given to the patient to make the procedure less painful.
    • The ruptured edges of the hymen tissues are then carefully sutured together. The suturing of the hymen is done in such a way that the vaginal opening is not fully covered or concealed.
    • In some cases, a new hymen may also be constructed using the flap of skin present in the vaginal lining.
  • The entire procedure of Hymenoplasty seldom takes more than two hours. The patient, however, needs to be thoroughly observed and monitored for the next two-three hours (for signs of any complications or extreme side effects and discomfort).
  • The complete healing and recovery may take between six-eight weeks.
  • In most of the cases, the patient is discharged on the same day.

The risks associated with Hymenoplasty
There is seldom any extreme complications or risks associated with Hymenoplasty. However, mild pain, swelling, tightening of the vaginal wall, and bleeding are some of the side-effects that may persist for a few days following the surgery.

Precautions one must take 
The following precautionary measures can work wonders, ensuring a better recovery sans any complications.

  • Physical activities such as strenuous exercise, swimming, aerobics should be avoided for at least a few weeks or as recommended by the doctor.
  • Do not indulge in sex immediately after Hymenoplasty. In most cases, doctors advise four weeks break from sexual intercourse following the hymen restoration surgery.
  • Going for Epsom salt baths (sitting on it) at least twice or thrice a week can work wonders, speeding up the healing process.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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