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Labioplasty: Risky cosmetic genital surgery for women
BBC ^ | November 11, 2009 | BBC News

Posted on 11/12/2009 9:35:12 AM PST by Senator Goldwater

Women are undergoing surgery to create perfect genitalia amid a "shocking" lack of information on the potential risks of the procedure, a report says.

Research published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology also questions the very notion of aesthetically pleasing genitals.

Operations to improve the appearance of the sex organs for both psychological and physical reasons are on the rise.

But surgeons said the report overplayed the risks of an established procedure.

Researchers from University College London reviewed all the existing studies on cosmetic labial surgery - which generally involves reducing the amount of tissue that protrudes from the lips which cover the vagina. They found there had been little work to document any longer-term side effects.

Labioplasty, as it is known, costs about £3,000 privately and is offered for a variety of reasons: some women complain that wearing tight clothes or riding a bike is uncomfortable, while others say they are embarrassed in front of a sexual partner.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: cosmetic; cosmeticsurgery; genitalia; labioplasty; napl; plasticsurgery; vanity
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Speaking from a man's perspective, ALL of them in their natural state are "aesthetically" pleasing.

At a minimum.

1 posted on 11/12/2009 9:35:13 AM PST by Senator Goldwater
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To: Senator Goldwater

TTIUWP


2 posted on 11/12/2009 9:36:16 AM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Woo-hoo! Well-said,”Senator”! ;)


3 posted on 11/12/2009 9:36:49 AM PST by gimme1ibertee ("In a time of universal deceit,telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act"-G. Orwell)
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To: Senator Goldwater

If only we could give one to the White House...


4 posted on 11/12/2009 9:37:01 AM PST by jessduntno (TOTUS fails and POtuS becomes a phuttering stuck.)
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To: buccaneer81

We DO NOT need to go there. The thread will be pulled in less than a heartbeat.


5 posted on 11/12/2009 9:37:32 AM PST by Pistolshot (Brevity: Saying a lot, while saying very little.)
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To: Pistolshot
The thread will be pulled in less than a heartbeat.

I'm amazed that it's still up.

6 posted on 11/12/2009 9:38:18 AM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Senator Goldwater

O RLY?
7 posted on 11/12/2009 9:39:03 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Alleged shooter allegedly tied allegedly to alleged mosque allegedly of alleged 9/11 alleged hijacke)
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To: jessduntno

It never fails to amaze me at how shallow a society can get......who would even think of something like this?


8 posted on 11/12/2009 9:39:25 AM PST by estrogen (time to fight)
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To: Senator Goldwater
Turning a sows ear into a silk purse.

9 posted on 11/12/2009 9:40:06 AM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: estrogen
...who would even think of something like this?

Plastic surgeons and porn stars.

10 posted on 11/12/2009 9:40:35 AM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: estrogen
.....who would even think of something like this?

Women who see themselves as less than pleasing. Or controlling men who manipulate women into thinking they are less than pleased with their own body

11 posted on 11/12/2009 9:41:26 AM PST by Pistolshot (Brevity: Saying a lot, while saying very little.)
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To: Senator Goldwater

TMI


12 posted on 11/12/2009 9:41:30 AM PST by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: estrogen

“It never fails to amaze me at how shallow a society can get......who would even think of something like this?”

Agreed...and I’m wondering how that European socialized medicine thingy covers it...doesn’t seem to be a necessity, does it? They have waiting lines for broken legs for cripes sake...


13 posted on 11/12/2009 9:41:48 AM PST by jessduntno (TOTUS fails and POtuS becomes a phuttering stuck.)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Operations to improve the appearance of the sex organs for both psychological and physical reasons are on the rise.

I can’t think of one whose appearance I found less than acceptable. I would say all of them were equally attractive. What exactly would you change?


14 posted on 11/12/2009 9:42:44 AM PST by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: Senator Goldwater

Wow!! And i thought the whole “pet rock” craze was an exercise in stupity!!!


15 posted on 11/12/2009 9:43:12 AM PST by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: Pistolshot; buccaneer81
We DO NOT need to go there.

Lighten up, Pistolshot! I bet even the Admin Moderator appreciates a cute beaver.

16 posted on 11/12/2009 9:43:22 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Seriously, as a woman, my opinion is that it is a sad attempt to remain as close to adolescence as possible. It is really pathetic. I am all for a chin tuck, facial peel, etc. But this, I would never consider such a procedure.


17 posted on 11/12/2009 9:43:24 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Senator Goldwater

I guess we can’t ask for pictures on this thread...


18 posted on 11/12/2009 9:44:30 AM PST by strider44
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To: DustyMoment
Wow!! And i thought the whole “pet rock” craze was an exercise in stupity!!!

I can sell you an old "mood ring." ;-)

19 posted on 11/12/2009 9:45:17 AM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: strider44

before and after shots would be particularly helpful...


20 posted on 11/12/2009 9:45:45 AM PST by strider44
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To: buccaneer81
Buc,
Trust me, we don't need pictures :-) LOL
21 posted on 11/12/2009 9:45:59 AM PST by denfurb (proud Mama, 6 girls and 1 boy)
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To: Senator Goldwater
Loose lips sink . . . .
22 posted on 11/12/2009 9:46:03 AM PST by colorado tanker (What's it all about, Barrrrry? Is it just for the power, you live?)
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To: buccaneer81
I'm amazed that it's still up.

That's what she said

Sorry, I couldn't help it

23 posted on 11/12/2009 9:46:12 AM PST by NeoCaveman (let's all go rogue)
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To: denfurb

LOL! Purely for medical research purposes... ;-)


24 posted on 11/12/2009 9:46:57 AM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Nervous Tick

Ah ha ha ha ha! Ha ha ha ha ha! And that picture! Ah ha ha ha ha! (I really needed a good chuckle.)


25 posted on 11/12/2009 9:47:10 AM PST by Oratam
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To: NeoCaveman

LOL!


26 posted on 11/12/2009 9:47:27 AM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: strider44

They exist on wikipedia, and were linked on a previous thread.


27 posted on 11/12/2009 9:47:29 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: sauropod

home


28 posted on 11/12/2009 9:48:00 AM PST by sauropod (People who do things are people that get things done.)
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To: Senator Goldwater

I wonder if obamacare will cover this procedure.


29 posted on 11/12/2009 9:49:15 AM PST by mowowie
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To: Nervous Tick

No, there could be traumatic shock if there are pictures involved, depending on who it is.


30 posted on 11/12/2009 9:49:40 AM PST by Pistolshot (Brevity: Saying a lot, while saying very little.)
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To: buccaneer81

Hmm, I guess since the Brazilian has become popular, women see what’s down there and want to perk it up a bit.


31 posted on 11/12/2009 9:50:09 AM PST by denfurb (proud Mama, 6 girls and 1 boy)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Confucius say: Kotex is not best thing in world, but next to it.


32 posted on 11/12/2009 9:50:36 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (You must choose ... death, or bulunga.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

>> They exist on wikipedia, and were linked on a previous thread.

What happened to that thread? Nuked by the Viking Pu... er, I mean, Kittehs?


33 posted on 11/12/2009 9:50:49 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: Nervous Tick
We DO NOT need to go there.

"Lighten up, Pistolshot! I bet even the Admin Moderator appreciates a cute beaver."

DAM!

34 posted on 11/12/2009 9:50:57 AM PST by jessduntno (TOTUS fails and POtuS becomes a phuttering stuck.)
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To: Senator Goldwater

In this instance I heartily agree with the statement “Celebrate Diversity!”.


35 posted on 11/12/2009 9:52:01 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: Nervous Tick

36 posted on 11/12/2009 9:53:15 AM PST by Pistolshot (Brevity: Saying a lot, while saying very little.)
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To: strider44
before and after shots would be particularly helpful...



37 posted on 11/12/2009 9:54:32 AM PST by MaxMax (Obamao can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: NeoCaveman; Salamander; Markos33; Slings and Arrows
Admin Sez: "If you want this thread to stay up, you better toe the line....."


38 posted on 11/12/2009 9:56:18 AM PST by shibumi (" ..... then we will fight in the shade.")
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To: buccaneer81

FR is not a porn site fool. Pictures are not only inappropriate but they show your lack of class. Go back to your magazines


39 posted on 11/12/2009 9:56:27 AM PST by the long march
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To: Nervous Tick

And if the old doty pirate had bothered to include your cute beaver it would have been a different thing all together


40 posted on 11/12/2009 9:58:51 AM PST by the long march
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To: strider44

see post #16


41 posted on 11/12/2009 9:59:16 AM PST by the long march
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To: Senator Goldwater

42 posted on 11/12/2009 9:59:47 AM PST by SolidRedState (Someone finally found a spine and it is attached to an Alaskan Governor!)
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To: the long march

Lighten up Francis, I am sure it was said as a joke.


43 posted on 11/12/2009 10:00:58 AM PST by denfurb (proud Mama, 6 girls and 1 boy)
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To: the long march
Thread needs pictures.

Go back to your magazines

Porn is free on the internet, grandpa.

Magazines are like SO last decade.

44 posted on 11/12/2009 10:01:03 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: Senator Goldwater

TMI


45 posted on 11/12/2009 10:03:28 AM PST by NCjim ("You can't pick up a turd by the clean end", Bob Lonsberry on Obamacare)
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To: humblegunner
Porn is free on the internet, grandpa.

You sick. Disgusting. Perverted. ANIMAL.

(...where??!?)

46 posted on 11/12/2009 10:06:34 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Once again I am stunned at how totally insecure a large number of women seem to be about themselves. Sort of like when I learned that Faith Hill had been obsessed with getting breast implants. Very few of us men were finding fault with her, I assure you.


47 posted on 11/12/2009 10:07:24 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: humblegunner

With magazines you don’t have to try and clean your screen moron

go find yourself your own porn site


48 posted on 11/12/2009 10:08:05 AM PST by the long march
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To: humblegunner

Did I just get in trouble? I really looked this over a lot before posting. there are no naughty words in it. Ok I'm sorry and I will go to the corner and stand there for 15 minutes.

Did you see the part where it says "Not tested on Camels"? har!!

49 posted on 11/12/2009 10:10:22 AM PST by corkoman
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To: the long march

Go find yourself the ability to capitalize and punctuate, n00b.


50 posted on 11/12/2009 10:11:35 AM PST by humblegunner
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