Complications of labial fusion

Labial fusion isn't linked to any medical condition and has no long-term implications for your child it won't affecther future fertility or sexual life.

Inmost cases, a fusion corrects itself during puberty. In up to 14% of cases, a fusion mayrecur, but this tendency usually stops before puberty begins.

Rarely,labial fusion can cause:

  • infection (such as a urinary tract infection )
  • soreness or pain in the genital area
  • urine becoming trapped in the vagina, leading to leaking of urine between visits to the toilet
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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018