A 22-year-old female asked:
is there anyway i can heal after shave vaginal scrapes and cuts? im trying neosporin but is there anything else?
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Dermatology 32 years experience
Treatment of Cuts: Moist skin heals fastest because the task of healing a wound requires the activity of cels. Cells cannot function in a dry environment. They need moisture to do their repair work.
As the wound dries out, it begins to crust, forming a scab causing the cells to work harder to repair the injury. The key to healing a cut is maintaining the right amount of moisture. Keeping the cut covered.
Last updated Jul 1, 2016
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