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What is the definition or description of: vaginal tear during delivery?

What is the definition or description of: vaginal tear during delivery?

Vaginal tear: A vaginal tear occurs when a delivering infant stretches the vagina and perineum causing either to "split" its lining or perineal skin surface. ...Read more

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How did you deal a bad vaginal tear during childbirth?

How did you deal a bad vaginal tear during childbirth?

Vaginal tear: Your good obstetrician has probably repaired it well. Now you need to let it heal. A little patience is allways a virtue. 'course, you can't have sex for 6-8 wks either. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vaginal tear?

What is the treatment for vaginal tear?

Repair: Depends what caused it, if it is new it can be repaired by sewing it. If it is older it can still be repaired but it would be possible more involved. If is is small sometimes topical meds can be applied to heal it. You need to see your obgyn to be evaluated. ...Read more

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How long does it take a vaginal tear to heal after delivery?

How long does it take a vaginal tear to heal after delivery?

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, and at least a daily bath or shower. It should heal without any problems but it might be sore for a few weeks to months so be careful with intercourse and bicycles, spin classes, etc. ...Read more

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Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Yes: Sex after having a baby can be uncomfortable for several months and even longer depending on the episiotomy and if you are breast feeding. Be patient and it should improve. ...Read more

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How do we determine between a normal vaginal tear and STI's in the vagina? +how do you cure a tear in your vagina and make it heal faster?

How do we determine between a normal vaginal tear and STI's in the vagina? +how do you cure a tear in your vagina and make it heal faster?

Depends on the cause: The various entities that can cause a vaginal tear predicate how it is treated and how long that will take. In other words, it is necessary to identify the source of the vaginal tear (injury, STD, infection ,etc.) to give the best answer as to how long that will take to heal. ...Read more

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Does a minor vaginal tear near the entrance of the vagina bleed during sex?

Does a minor vaginal tear near the entrance of the vagina bleed during sex?

Yes it can: if you have a nonhealed scar, it can bleed with trauma during intercourse. Give it 3-4 weeks and let it heal before you resume intercourse Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Is severe cramping common during post childbirth with a vaginal tear?

Is severe cramping common during post childbirth with a vaginal tear?

No: Cramping relates to uterus not necesarily to vaginal tear. After delivery crampings are normal as long as responds to nsaids and decrease over time. Any pattern of pain out of things mentioned above should prompt you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I caused a 3/4" posterior vaginal tear two weeks ago to my girlfriend during sex. Now it only hurts during sex. How can she speed up recovery. ?

I caused a 3/4" posterior vaginal tear two weeks ago to my girlfriend during sex. Now it only hurts during sex. How can she speed up recovery. ?

Tincture of time: It will take many months to heal to the point where there is no pain. I would recommend no sex for at least 6 weeks, or longer if there is still pain. ...Read more

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Treatment for very small vaginal tear (caused by intercourse) that has become mildly infected?

Treatment for very small vaginal tear (caused by intercourse) that has become mildly infected?

???: Pretty unlikely for vaginal tear to get infected. You may have something else going on. Usual treatment for small vaginal tears is to do nothing or to consider warm baths. If this does not heal up right away may want to see doc. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if I have a vaginal tear or a sore. Can't get a good look at it?

I'm not sure if I have a vaginal tear or a sore.  Can't get a good look at it?

Use a mirror: Easiest way is to use a mirror for inspection. Otherwise you will need a second party to look. Your doctor could certainly do this for you. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal tear that doesn't hurt and i've never had sex. What could have cause the tear?

Unsure: A tear implies some degree of trauma. If you have not had any trauma to the area, then a fissure is more likely than a tear. A fissure can result from irritation due to yeast, allergy, or bacterial overgrowth. You should see you physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could heal a very bad vaginal tear?

Can you tell me how I could heal a very bad vaginal tear?

See Below...: Since you are 46, I'm going to assume you didn't just have a baby. (After birth, the treatment is different). A bad vaginal tear sometimes needs stitches. You need an exam to know. Estrogen cream will help the healing process as well. You should see an Ob/Gyn for an exam and further treatment. Obviously, you should avoid further truama via intercourse while it is healing. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Vaginal tear after sex? How likely is that?

Unlikely provided: Hymen has already ruptured. You may need some water-soluble lubricant, do not insert until recipient partner is ready and allow her to dictate rapidity of penetration. ...Read more

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How can I care for a vaginal tear after labor?

How can I care for a vaginal tear after labor?

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 instead of tampons until you have healed. ...Read more

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How do I know if I got vaginal tear on my first time losing my virginity?

How do I know if I got vaginal tear on my first time losing my virginity?

Blood: It's pretty common to bleed a little after or during sex, and that would indicate a tear in your hymen. If you had enough lubrication you may not have torn, but just stretched out the hymen, and that's fine, too. ...Read more

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