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Vaginal Rejuvenation Gives Julie Multiple Benefits

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Vaginal rejuvenation helped restore Julie’s self-esteem. A wife and mom in her early forties, Julie had been self-conscious about her body for years. Like many women, her body changed after having children but she didn’t realize just how much until one day, she overheard her husband make a comment that left her devastated. She was newly married and although she felt it was an issue, she had no idea that her husband could tell. 

It was then that Julie made the decision to see if there was a procedure that could help her. She assumed she’d need a plastic surgeon but her sister, who works in an OB/GYN office, told about gynecologists who are specialists that perform surgeries to repair and restore the vagina.

Researching Options

This led Julie to begin researching her options. She started with RealSelf.com, an online site where users can see aesthetic procedure ratings and read reviews by real patients who have undergone treatments. RealSelf also shows providers who specialize in these treatments.

Vaginal rejuvenation looked as though it might be an option for Julie. She was able to see actual before and after photos and read real patient testimonials. But most importantly, it’s where she found Dr. Michael Litrel of Cherokee Women’s Health Specialists. She read that Dr. Litrel has extensive experience with vaginal rejuvenation surgery and is also a double board-certified urogynecologist, a subspecialty in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS). Dr. Litrel also had rave reviews. She knew she wanted to contact Cherokee Women’s for more information.

Nervously Making the Appointment

Nervously, Julie called Dr. Litrel’s office and spoke with his surgery scheduler. They spoke several times and Julie had her many questions answered. She was finally ready to do a consult with Dr. Litrel to see if this was the right decision for her.

“Though I was still nervous, Dr. Litrel immediately put me at ease,” Julie shared. “He gave me a full explanation of why my body was the way it was and assured me that what I was experiencing was completely normal.

He explained that during childbirth, the vagina and vaginal opening stretches during a vaginal delivery, and while it typically returns to pre-pregnancy size, it never returns to 100% for some women. He made me feel like it would all be okay. I had hope! I knew this was what I wanted to do, and I knew I was in good hands.”

One Week After Vaginal Rejuvenation

“All went great!” Julie shared less than a week later. As Dr. Litrel had prepared me, the day after surgery was rough. I was quite uncomfortable and in pain. The next day was better, and by the fourth day I had no more pain or pressure. And because I work a desk job, I was able to go back to work on day six. Amazing! I am excited that I am on schedule to be all healed in time for an upcoming cruise my husband and I had already planned. I’m looking forward to seeing how this surgery has helped me.”

Ten Weeks After Vaginal Rejuvenation

“Sex with my husband was incredible,” Julie shared just ten weeks after her vaginal rejuvenation procedure.

“My husband and I waited to have sex again until we went on our cruise. I was a little nervous the first time wondering how everything would feel but my husband said he could tell a big difference. I could too. I almost feel like I did pre-baby.

An added benefit is that I had a hard time reaching orgasm before the surgery and now I have multiple ones in each session. It’s great! Recovery wasn’t all easy, but it was so worth it. My self-esteem is back, which is more important to me than anything. I also no longer has to cross my legs when I sneeze for fear of leaking urine. That’s another benefit I wasn’t expecting. I feel desirable again and I really feel that vaginal rejuvenation has renewed my marriage. It was one of the best decisions I have ever made, and I would do it again!”

“An added benefit is that I had a hard time reaching orgasm before the surgery and now I have multiple ones in each session. It’s great!”

Feeling Grateful

Julie says she’s so grateful to Dr. Litrel and says she’s never had a doctor like him. “Dr. Litrel was so caring and concerned about my fears and worries. He checked in on me constantly post-surgery and made me feel so comfortable. He explained everything. I highly recommend him,” Julie shares.

Vaginal Rejuvenation by Female Health Experts

Julie decided to share her story, along with the intimate details, for one reason – she is hoping to help and encourage other women. If you can relate to Julie, please Request an Appointment to learn more about vaginal rejuvenation. Or, call us at 770.720.7733.