How long does it take to recover after perineum/pelvic floor surgery?
Generally, there will be swelling and soreness after surgery which should subside in a week or two. After a couple of days you should be able to walk around comfortably. The final result may be a couple of months following surgery, but you are usually able to resume sexual activity and exercise within 4-6 weeks.
Sometimes during a difficult birth, damage can be caused to the area between the vagina and the rectum. When a bad tear has occurred or there has been poor stitching, the area can look disfigured when healed.