Procedure of removing the vulva or parts of it is known as a Vulvectomy. The vulva is made up of the genitals located outside of a female’s body. These genitals are the clitoris, labia majora, and labia minora.
Vulvectomy is done to remove cancerous cells from the vulva. It may be able to cure vulvar cancer. It can also be done to remove abnormal skin, like warts.
Before the surgery, your doctor may:
Do a physical exam and review your medical history
Perform blood and imaging tests
Talk to you about any medicines, herbs, and dietary supplements you may be taking – You may be asked to stop taking some medicines up to one week before the procedure,
The night before surgery, do not eat or drink after midnight.
An IV will be inserted into your arm. This will deliver antibiotics , medicines & fluids. Your pubic hair will be removed. A catheter will also be inserted to drain urine from your bladder.
There are several types of vulvectomy surgery. The type you will have depends on what parts of the vulva and nearby tissue have been affected by cancer or abnormal skin. Examples include:
Skinning vulvectomy – removes the top layer of skin
Simple vulvectomy – removes multiple layers of skin and tissue
Partial vulvectomy – removes a part of the vulva, as well as some nearby tissue and lymph nodes
Radical vulvectomy – removes the entire vulva, including nearby tissue and lymph nodes
About 2-3 hours.
Anaesthesia prevents pain during surgery. Your doctor will give you pain medicine after surgery.
After you leave the hospital, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:
Signs of infection, including fever and chills
Redness, swelling, increasing pain, tenderness, a lot of bleeding, or discharge from the surgery site
Pain, redness, hot skin, or swelling in your legs
Burning or pain while urinating
Pain not controlled by the medicine given
Nausea or vomiting
Abdominal pain, chest pain, or trouble breathing
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