A member asked:

I have a 1st degree perineum cut, been using epsom salt to bath and vasiline, its itching now? does it mean its healing and what else can i use

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Dr. Jacob Meyer answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

It is normal to have a little itching as the tissue heals. Usually your doctor or midwife repairs the tear with an absorbable suture and this can cause a small itching reaction. You can use an over the counter spray called Dermoplast or any anesthetic spray with benzocaine. If it isnt getting better see your doctor.

Answered Oct 11, 2015

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