Doctors who carry out "designer vagina" cosmetic surgery have been warned by Theresa May that they could be committing a criminal offence.

The Home Secretary said some of the operations are illegal unless there is a physical or mental health justification.

Her report to Parliament also warned that prosecutions could take place even if the woman had given her consent to the surgery and that courts could be asked to rule whether "purely cosmetic surgery" is a crime in the same way as female genital mutilation.

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