Suturing of labial tears

Tearing of the labia can be challenging to repair.

Torn labia can grow together incorrectly after childbirth.

Therefore, suturing is often necessary. In this chapter you can view various techniques for stitching of the tissue.

The chapter contains:

  • Preparation for suturing - suturing materials
  • Anaesthetic using gel or infiltration
  • Suturing the labia
  • Suturing bilateral lacerations of the labia
  • Record keeping


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GynZone Illustration of labia tear