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Recently had unprotected anal sex. 4 days later I have a small tear or cut on my anus. It doesn't itch but is sore when i wipe. Could this be herpes?

Recently had unprotected anal sex. 4 days later I have a small tear or cut on my anus. It doesn't itch but is sore when i wipe. Could this be herpes?

Not clear: To answer this question, you need a personal examination by a physician. Anal sex can be traumatizing, and you may have been injured. It could be herpes also -- if infected, the first outbreak usually happens within 2 weeks of exposure. It's very hard to know without visualizing the area. ...Read more

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What are the differences between tearing and being cut?

What are the differences between tearing and being cut?

Size of thecut: Episiotomies are rarely necessary. It is ok to ask that a routine episiotomy not be performed. A spontaneous tear should it occur may be smaller and less painful than an episiotomy. ...Read more

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What could happen if you don't have pt after lateral release? Do you have to worry about the tissue that has been cut tearing?

Slower recovery, no: Lateral release, although rarely needed, does cause significant quad atrophy. Pt will aid in a faster recovery and educating you in terms of proper exercises to do during the various stages of recovery. Expensive, but worth it i think. Not only that but many therapists are fun which gives you a break from the rat race. ...Read more

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Little paper cut tears in my vagina. What does this sound like?

Vaginal tears: Need to have that looked at by your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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How do you clean and treat a minor vaginal cut/tear on a lip of the vagina caused by rough foreplay?

How do you clean and treat a minor vaginal cut/tear on a lip of the vagina caused by rough foreplay?

Keep it clean: Keep it clean with gentle cleaning using a mild soap and warm water. Be careful. Don't do anything that could make it worse or cause infection. It will heal in a few weeks. ...Read more

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Fell on bike crossbar & got 2inch cut/tear on inside of labiaminora. Antibiotic cream&washing w/soap 3xday.Should i not walk much?What's healing time?

Fell on bike crossbar & got 2inch cut/tear on inside of labiaminora. Antibiotic cream&washing w/soap 3xday.Should i not walk much?What's healing time?

Its variable: You may walk but if it is causing a lot of pain , limit the activity. You may feel better within 1-2 weeks. It would be similar to healing after having a vaginal birth/ epsom salt soaks may help. ...Read more

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My anus has a huge blue/purple lump on it and its very painful. It also has like a cut/tear on it and has been bleeding and mucus on my stool. Plz hel?

My anus has a huge blue/purple lump on it and its very painful. It also has like a cut/tear on it and has been bleeding and mucus on my stool. Plz hel?

Try a hemorrhoid gel: This is most likely a hemorrhoid. That has thrombosed - developed a clot in a swollen vein around the rectum. Try conservative treatment 1st - lubricate the bump with gel, take stool softeners, eat more fiber, drink more water, take warm baths, use over the counter pain pills, take daily walks or other exercises. If it doesn't resolve, surgical excision of the hemorrhoid may be the best treatment. ...Read more

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Only during intercourse especially doing it in one position my perineum get paper cut like tear. Can this be herpes?

See an OB/GYN: Without an exam would only be guessing and that is not what you need. If this is happening in only one sexual position there may be an anatomical problem. Herpes is not likely to appear in this manner. Go get examined. ...Read more

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