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Is it okay to put neosporin on the vagina area if it is irritated or has a burnning feeling?

Is it okay to put neosporin on the vagina area if it is irritated or has a burnning feeling?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Can I put neosporin on a sore irritated vagina?

Can I put neosporin on a sore irritated vagina?

Wont help: You can safely apply that to the vagina but it is not likely to help. The key to vaginal irritation is to determine the cause and then use the appropriate treatment. Yeast is one common cause. Over the counter creams are available. Herpes is an STD that can cause this. Testing is available. Inflammation from exposure to household irritants are another. A visit to an obgyn can help sort this out. ...Read more

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Can you use neosporin on the outter part of your vagina if you have a rash...burning sensation?

Can you use neosporin on the outter part of your vagina if you have a rash...burning sensation?

Yes and no: If the rash is from a yeast infection neosporin may make it worse, but otherwise neosporin may be used on a cut or abrasion. ...Read more

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What should you do if your vagina is red and irritated and a bit itchy? How should I take care of this? And does neosporin help if I were to apply it there?

What should you do if your vagina is red and irritated and a bit itchy? How should I take care of this? And does neosporin help if I were to apply it there?

Yeast?: The most common cause of such symptoms is vaginal yeast infection, but other possibilities include STDs, especially herpes. Yeast can often be self-diagnosed and treated with over the counter anti-yeast vaginal creams, but the first time should be professionally diagnosed. Definitely don't try neosporin; it would not work and might even make a yeast infection worse. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you put neosporin on vagina areas?

Better to avoid.: This area of the body is very vascular allowing it to heal well. If you have a yeast infection – then use of an antifungal medication for tears would be appropriate. If you were to use neosporin it may lead you to becoming sensitive to the medication. It might also irritate the delicate tissues. ...Read more

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Is it okay to put neosporin between your vagina lips a little close to the hole? I have a cut/friction burn. It's been a couple days n hasn't healed.

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put neosporin on a cut on your vagina??

Is it safe to put neosporin on a cut on your vagina??

Yes: Yes. The only downside is that rarely allergic reactions to neosporin may occur, but on the upside, it may help the area heal faster with less risk of infection. ...Read more

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Can a woman put neosporin on her outer vagina lips?

Can a woman put neosporin on her outer vagina lips?

Better to avoid.: This area of the body is very vascular allowing it to heal well. If you have a yeast infection – then use of an antifungal medication for tears would be appropriate. If you were to use neosporin it may lead you to becoming sensitive to the medication. ...Read more

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Can I put neosporin on a blister inside my vagina?

Can I put neosporin on a blister inside my vagina?

Best to avoid.: This area of the body is very vascular allowing it to heal well. If you have a yeast infection – then use of an antifungal medication for tears would be appropriate. If you were to use neosporin it may lead you to becoming sensitive to the medication. It might also irritate the delicate tissues. If you have blisters get checked for a possible std. ...Read more

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My vagina is ripped from sex can I put neosporin on it?

My vagina is ripped from sex can I put neosporin on it?

Not best solution.: This area of the body is very vascular allowing it to heal well. If you have a yeast infection – then use of an antifungal medication for tears would be appropriate. If you were to use neosporin it may lead you to becoming sensitive to the medication. It might also irritate the delicate tissues. ...Read more

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I had a cut in my vagina so I put neosporin in it and now it's white inside it?

I had a cut in my vagina so I put neosporin in it and now it's white inside it?

Healing on the way?: It may be the start of the healing process, or it might be getting infected. It needs to be seen be a GYN MD if you are uncertain about the cut's status. ...Read more

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Bumps itchy no puss on vagina. I put neosporin on it. It goes away in a couple days.

Bumps itchy no puss on vagina. I put neosporin on it. It goes away in a couple days.

You syou should: You should see dermatologist to find out exact cause of these lesions. You also might make yourself allergic to neosporin. ...Read more

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Is neosporin safe to put in vagina?

Better to avoid.: This area of the body is very vascular allowing it to heal well. If you have a yeast infection – then use of an antifungal medication for tears would be appropriate. If you were to use neosporin it may lead you to becoming sensitive to the medication. It might also irritate the delicate tissues. ...Read more

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Can you put neosporin on your vagina?

Can you put neosporin on your vagina?

Would not: Since many people are allergic to this ointment I would not recommend it. ...Read more

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Is it ok to put neosporin around an inchy vagina?

Is it ok to put neosporin around an inchy vagina?

Best, not to: Find out what the cause is and get it properly treated. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I changed my laundry detergeint 2 months ago and I've been having burning on outer part of vagina could it just be irritated burns when I pee too.

I changed my laundry detergeint 2 months ago and I've been having burning on outer part of vagina could it just be irritated burns when I pee too.

Allergy? : Many people have reactions to different household products like detergent. Change back to your old brand. Of course, it could be a coincidence and you have a yeast infection and / or bladder infection. An examination could sort this out. ...Read more

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Irritated, itchy, slight burning pain around vagina Have not had sex in 5 months?

Irritated, itchy, slight burning pain around vagina Have not had sex in 5 months?

Possibly yeast ...: Could be a yeast infection but an itchy vagina can be caused by lots of conditions, such as skin problems, a reaction to soaps or perfumes, your hormones levels, to mention only a few . There's a long list. So it's best to see your doctor to find out the cause and best treatment for you ...Read more

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My vagina has been slightly irritated/burning sensation/itch when being washed Use dove sensitive skin Now its painful when having sex What it could b?

My vagina has been slightly irritated/burning sensation/itch when being washed
Use dove sensitive skin
Now its painful when having sex
What it could b?

See your DR: Best to see GYN. No diagnosis possible from this vague description. Must have exam. Meanwhile, be sure to use plenty of lubrication if you engage in any kind of sex. ...Read more

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Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore, & burning lately

Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore, & burning lately

Vaginal dryness: Vaginal dryness is generally not caused by Acyclovir and if irritated, sore and burning as you describe a vaginal infection is the more likely cause. ...Read more

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Irritated vagina redish and dry occasional burning itchhyness but never during urination 2 days? Yeast infection? I shaved and had sex?

Hard to tell.: But if you develop white "cottage cheese" type discharge, yes, that would be typical symptoms. Get to a doctor for more precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Ovulated 29th, had sex on 30th, blood/brown discharge on 5th. Period due on 15th and vagina feels swolen, irritated, kinda burning. What could it be? Help

Ovulated 29th, had sex on 30th, blood/brown discharge on 5th. Period due on 15th and vagina feels swolen, irritated, kinda burning. What could it be? Help

See GYN : Your symptoms warrant a visit to your gp or gyn. Your symptoms may be a sign of infection. Also ask your doctor for a pregnancy test. A blood pregnancy test should be able to pick up a pregnancy at this point. ...Read more

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My vagina hole and skin around it has been burning, red and irritated since I had unprotected sex 6 months ago. I have NO std. What could be wrong??

My vagina hole and skin around it has been burning, red and irritated since I had unprotected sex 6 months ago. I have NO std. What could be wrong??

Yeast infection?: This sounds typical for vulvovaginal candidiasis, i.e. vaginal yeast infection. Probably nohting to do with the sex 6 months earlier, just a coincidence; yeast isn't an STD. Best to see doctor for professional diagnosis and treatment. But could first try an OTC yeast treatment. Select a product with active ingredient ending in "azole" (miconazole, clotrimazole, etc). For sure see doc if no better. ...Read more

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Used a condom last night during sex now my vagina irritated no burning no itching just feels weird what's wrong? Is this std or allergic to condom?

Used a condom last night during sex now my vagina irritated no burning no itching just feels weird what's wrong? Is this std or allergic to condom?

Possible allergy: Some women are in fact allergic to latex condoms or gloves for that matter. Next sexual encounter try a latex free condom and see if it makes a difference. ...Read more

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Will neosporin help heal tears on the vagina?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more