Labial fusion, or labial adhesion, is when the small inner lips around the entrance to the vagina become sealed together.
In some cases, this can completely seal the vaginal opening, leaving a very small gap at the front that urine passes through.
It's a fairly common condition in girls under seven years old and is usually nothing to worry about.
Read about labial fusion, or labial adhesion, when the small inner lips around the entrance to the vagina become sealed together and covered with a fleshy membrane.
It's not certain what causes labial fusion, but it usually occurs as a result of some irritation or inflammation of the vaginal area, known as Vaginitis . This can cause the inner lips of the vulva t
For most babies or girls, labial fusion doesn't cause any problems and is often discovered accidentally by a parent or carer during nappy changing or bathing. Your GP can confirm labial fusion after
A labial fusion or adhesion usually separates naturally without treatment. Treatment for labial fusion isn't recommended unless there are other symptoms, such as dribbling after urination, which may
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