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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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Is neosporin safe to put in vagina?

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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 neosporin ok for the vagina?

Probably Not: 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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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

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Can neosporin be used for external vagina sores?

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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Does neosporin sting when applied on a cut on the vagina?

It can: Most dermatologist do not recommend the use of neosporin anymore. Many people are now allergic to it. It is better to use vaseline or aqua poor. ...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 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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If neosporin makes pain/bumps go away on vagina lips, then is it still possible the bumps were herpes related?

If neosporin makes pain/bumps go away on vagina lips, then is it still possible the bumps were herpes related?

Neosporin/Herpes: Yes. Herpes will outbreaks fade on their own without treatment, but may always recur in the future. Neosporin likely had nothing to do with improving anything there. If the bumps return, see a dermatologist during your outbreak and they can perform a simple skin scraping and confirm if it is herpes or not. Then make recommendations on how to control outbreaks. ...Read more

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During sex in the shower I got friction burn in my vagina can I use neosporin or something to heal or the relieve the pain?

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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Every now and then I get paper cut like tears between my vagina and anus. Can I use neosporin to help heal it? It gets itchy but usually it's at night

Every now and then I get paper cut like tears between my vagina and anus. Can I use neosporin to help heal it? It gets itchy but usually it's at night

Skin care: Sure you can use neosporin. You should get a full exam and rule out STDs but if itchy you may have some pruritis caused by soap/cleaning or allergic reaction. Try some Xyzal and 1%hydrocortisone to the area in combo with bacitracin and see MD if no improvement. Check urine preg first. ...Read more

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I had a pimple in the crease of my leg and vagina now its a somewhat deep hole. What is it? What should I do to heal it? I tried peroxide and Neosporin

I had a pimple in the crease of my leg and vagina now its a somewhat deep hole. What is it? What should I do to heal it? I tried peroxide and Neosporin

Staph Infection: You have a very serious infection and you cannot cure or solve this with home remedies. Please go to the doctor and get the right diagnosis and the right prescription to treat this very serious problem. ...Read more

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I accidentally applied neosporin instead of diaper rash cream on daughter's vagina will this hurt her?

I accidentally applied neosporin instead of diaper rash cream on daughter's vagina will this hurt her?

Doubtful: Some kids can have an intolerance or allergic reaction to anything you put on their skin, especially in sensitive areas. Luckily that is rare in infants and to that medication. In the future if you want to do a trial for skin sensitivity, you can put a small amt on the pad of a bandaid, apply it to a clear skin site like the back & check it over the next day. No break out, no sensitivity ...Read more

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Cut vagina with razor, healing it with lidocaine and neosporin now there is a bump over top two of them. No history of stds. I'm terrified!

Cut vagina with razor, healing it with lidocaine and neosporin now there is a bump over top two of them. No history of stds. I'm terrified!

Primary care MD: You do not say how many cafe-au-lait spots you have, the frequency and severity of headaches, nor do you provide a full description of the vaginal lesions which may well be reactivated herpes genitalis. Suggest you see your pcp and have this examined. I doubt it will be as severe as what you may be worried about. Good luck. ...Read more

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I cut my self shaving inside lip of the vagina and it burns to pee I used neosporin and vasalene and cotton undies. Nothing working what can I do?

I cut my self shaving inside lip of the vagina and it burns to pee I used neosporin and vasalene and cotton undies. Nothing working what can I do?

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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If I have a vaginal yeast infection can I put neosporin or coconut oil to stop the itch?

If I have a vaginal yeast infection can I put neosporin or coconut oil to stop the itch?

NEITHER!: You should be receiving SPECIFIC anti-yeast medication vaginally prescribed by your GYNECOLOGIST if OTC preparations are not working!

Neosporin is for BACTERIAL SKIN infections and COCONUT OIL is a "folk" remedy at best!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it safe to put neosporin on the labia if it's the side closest to the vaginal opening? If not what can I put there to help with open wounds?

Is it safe to put neosporin on the labia if it's the side closest to the vaginal opening? If not what can I put there to help with open wounds?

My first question: Is what are the wounds from. I would actually use aquaphor and get in to see your gynecologist or dermatologist to determine what is cause unless it is just trauma and aquaphor clears them. Some are allergic to neosporin. ...Read more