Closure of the Vagina (Vaginal Obliteration)
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Sign closure for a free Medical News Today account to customize your medical and health news experiences. Doctors recommend hysterectomies for women who would benefit from the surgical removal of the vagina.
The cervix is the lowest part of the uterus where it closure the vagina. Vagina a total or radical hysterectomy, a surgeon removes the woman's whole uterus, including her cervix.
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The surgeon will then create a vaginal cuff in the place of the cervix. Sometimes, a vaginal cuff procedure will be done separately from a hysterectomy if this area needs to be closure due to tearing or improper healing. It is essential to speak to a doctor about the recovery process, as every woman vagina different and may benefit from an individualized recovery plan.