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What can I do to prevent vaginal tears?

What can I do to prevent vaginal tears?

Should not happen: It is not normal to be getting vaginal tears. If you are then you need to be seen by an Obgyn to determine what is going on. Severe vaginal dryness, genital herpes, severe yeast, lichen sclerosis and a lichen simplex chronicus are a few of the possible causes. ...Read more

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How can i prevent vaginal tears during labour?

How can i prevent vaginal tears during labour?

Vaginal birth: You may minimize the risk, but not able to make it zero, unless it is a Caesarian. Having adequate analgesia ( Epidural ) minimizes forceful pushing. Having small to regular size neonate, instead of a big baby will minimize the risk. ...Read more

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How can I prevent an episiotomy?

How can I prevent an episiotomy?

Communication!: The idea that automatic episiotomy is the standard of care stopped being the norm about 2 years ago and many physicians have adopted this belief. Make sure your doctor is on the same thought process as you! another idea is "perineal massage", whereby your partner gently massages/stretches the bottom of the vaginal opening with a gel (k-y jelly) for the last 8 weeks in preparation for delivery. ...Read more

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How to cure and prevent virginal infection?

How to cure and prevent virginal infection?

Pelvic Exam: Get a pelvic exam by your physician and get treated if there is an infection. ...Read more

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A vaginal tear from havingused toy. How long for tear to heal?

A vaginal tear from havingused toy. How long for tear to heal?

Week or two perhaps: If the problem seems minor then refrain from any vaginal activity for two weeks. If the pain or bleeding is significant, or it does not get better then please have a doctor's visit. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent vaginal dryness due to menopause?

What can I do to prevent vaginal dryness due to menopause?

A few ideas: Topical estrogen, in the form of cream, pill or ring, is best. Estrogen is what gets depleted in menopause, so replacing estrogen with estrogen will give you best results. Otherwise, use water based lubricants during sex. Can try OTC product such as Luvena or other probiotic based products to help encourage lactobaccilli growth. But basically, estrogen is what keeps vagina moist. ...Read more

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Can lube help to prevent vaginal infections from anal?

Can lube help to prevent vaginal infections from anal?

A condom will: But the anus was not made for intercourse possible problems u can have , the partner can get a serious infection of the penis urethra, or bladder if using no condom, the recipient can get rectal tears or perforations, or fissues or hemmrh., also it can in some people damage the anal sphincter so u cannot control flatus or stool and the surgery to fix that is very painful. ...Read more

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How long does a vaginal tear from rough foreplay take to heal?

How long does a vaginal tear from rough foreplay take to heal?

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. ...Read more

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How can you prevent hemorrhoids ?

How can you prevent hemorrhoids ?

Avoid constipation: Constipation and forced bowel movements are the root cause behind formation of the stretched veins called hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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How can you treat anal fissure (tear) ?

How can you treat anal fissure (tear) ?

First: You need to have an exam by a doctor to know what you have. At home, anal fissure is "treated" by avoiding constipation, take bowel softeners, drink lots of liquids & avoid caffeine and alcohol, warm bath soaks, anesthetic ointment from your doctor, etc. ...Read more

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What does help to prevent vaginal thrush?

What does help to prevent vaginal thrush?

Tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. 7. Try wearing pants that fit loosely, not ones that hug >>. ...Read more

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How can I change the vaginal pH to remedy bv?

How can I change the vaginal pH to remedy bv?

Acidic products: We use otc products like rephresh, vinegar and water rinse or douche and boric acid suppositories. ...Read more

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How can I heal a vaginal irritation naturally?

How can I heal a vaginal irritation naturally?

Probiotic: Gnc carries a probiotic called acidophillus. This can be used vaginally 3 x per week as needed. This bacteria is needed to maintain vaginal health and may treat mild infections "naturally". ...Read more

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How long does vaginal cream need to stay inside to treat yeast?

Anatomy and design: Your anatomy may allow retention of the medication and the medication is designed to be somewhat adherent to the vaginal walls. ...Read more

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How do vaginal lubricants work to treat vaginal dryness?

How do vaginal lubricants work to treat vaginal dryness?

They lubricate: They do not treat the cause, they make it so you are lubricated. In many peri-menopausal and post menopausal women , the dryness is caused by lack of estrogen, so a small dose of vaginal estrogen twice a week can cure this problem. Sometimes lubricants are also used. If you are younger , you need to have your estrogen levels checked as they may be too low and this can be treated., so see your gyn. ...Read more

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How to heal anal fissure? Was prescribed nitroglycerin? How does one get an anal fissure? Tense anal muscles. How to eliminate the source so can heal

How to heal anal fissure? Was prescribed nitroglycerin? How does one get an anal fissure? Tense anal muscles. How to eliminate the source so can heal

Anal fissure: The physiology of a chronic fissure is this: the internal sphincter muscle is an involuntary sphincter. It relaxes when the rectum is distended secondary to a bowel movement. Once the stool comes down and hits the fissure..The base of the fissure is the internal sphincter muscle. It spasms , funnelling the anal canal putting pressure anteriorly and posteriorly. The result..Pain and chronic fissure. ...Read more

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How to remove ongoing vaginal thrush?

How to remove ongoing vaginal thrush?

Tips and Rx: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more