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how long should vaginal tear last

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Few day: A few days to heal as long as nothing in vaginal until tear heals.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology
Depends on the cause: Traumatic tears run the risk of infection which can prolong the healing process. Minor tears sustained during birth will heal spontaneously very quic ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus answered
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends.: Most tears should heal within two to three weeks at the most. Topical Bacitracin (not neosporin) with a pad should be changed two to three times daily ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
5-7 d rest: 5-7 days if you give the area rest and keep it clean. Of course size and depth and surrounding tissue health matters.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal Atrophy: If you have vaginal dryness at the age of 43, I might be concerned about your estrogen levels or your sexual health/practices and would recommend that ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several weeks: The normal lochia lasts for several weeks. If the woman is breast feeding the bleeding may linger much longer.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
D--kAndMouthDisease?: To which frenulum do you refer?The one under your upper lip or the one on your penis?Or maybe the two are related?In the mouth it doesn't take long, ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Most women are completely healed in 4 weeks. Some physicians advise pelvic rest (no sex) for up to 8 weeks just to be safe.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discharge: The discharge is a normal situation after an uncomplicated cryosurgery. Your cervis was literally "frozen" and is now "thawing. " this usually last fo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Myomectomy: The length of bleeding is variable:1-3 weeks after a myomectomy.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A few days: If it's just a superficial tear, it should just be a few days. Keep clean, and you can apply A&D ointment to help if it stings. If it doesn't imp ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Usually not painful: The hypmen is a relatively thin membrane in the vaginal canal and most females don't even know when it being torn..I.E during first relation or tampon ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Minutes, unless: A urethral stricture is split during dilatation, dilatation was carried out more than 2 dilator sizes sizes beyond a snug fit. Pain is minimized if Li ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lochia: Normal postpartum bleeding should not last more than 6 wks postpartum. During that time it should progress to light maybe clear discharge and decrease ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What did the doc : Who did the procedure tell you, that is a basic followup instruction that your doc should have told you before or right after doing the procedure, nor ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YOUR OB SHOULD Have: Already told you that ! if not call your OB up as that is something they should have told you like i tell all of my patients before they go home from ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabry Mansour
22 years experience Urology
Not long: In the amount of time till the next time you have sex
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
It depends: Probably not longer than it takes you to shower or bathe. If an odor persists after thoroughly cleaning oneself, there may be something else going on ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
GYN: Obviously, contact your ob-gyn. Make sure you have been cleared for sexual activity.. Make sure that the tear has completely healed. Use vaginal pads ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some weeks: The vaginal odor after a hysterectomy is a combination of small amounts of blood from healing incisions and somewhat of discharge from suture material ... Read More
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