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I have vaginal cuts due to shaving...and hair growth is also creating a problem...is neosprin h safe to use?
Apply only with: A Q-Tip: very sparingly and only a thin film twice daily. ...Read more
5 yrs later after having my daughter I started getting vaginal cuts after intercourse. Could of been cuz my ob gyn had to cut me during giving birth?
I don't see that: This is related at all. Consult with your physician if this is a concern. ...Read more
For 14 months I have a fishy vaginal smell, thick white discharge, and vaginal tearing/cuts every week healing in 1-2 days. What is the cause?
BV?: These could be symptoms of bacterial vaginosis which is a benign infection treated with antibiotics or other infections. I suggest see your primary doc for eval, culture and treatment. 14 months is too long to sit on this. ...Read more
Is there anyway I can heal after shave vaginal scrapes and cuts? I'm trying neosporin but is there anything else?
Treatment of Cuts:
Moist skin heals fastest because the task of healing a wound requires the activity of cels. Cells cannot function in a dry environment. They need moisture to do their repair work.
As the wound dries out, it begins to crust, forming a scab causing the cells to work harder to repair the injury. The key to healing a cut is maintaining the right amount of moisture. Keeping the cut covered. ...Read more
I had a normal vaginal delivery no cuts, tears, or stitches. How long should I wait before resuming to normal activity/heavy lifting and pulling?
Varies: That will depend upon your doctors instructions and preferences. Most patients can resume noraml activities after an uncomplicated vaginal delivery as soon as they feel comfortable. ...Read more
Weather has been hot. Vaginal dryness w/ cuts (from dryness?) no yeast, I take probiotics daily. Regular discharge. Tiny tears. What's the reason?
I would like more information to get a specific idea on what you are truly concerned about.
Hiv is in infected humans' body fluids. But, the virus is very fragile and does not last long outside of the body. I would not advise anyone with open sores or fresh cuts to let any infected body fluid near these lesions.
My gut sense is that this situation is very low risk and to reassure you. ...Read more
Sore around vaginal area little stingy cuts because been itching down vaginal area because ov irration what could it be?
Stretching the skin:
Nearly anything that stretches the vaginal skin can produce small tears of the outer layer of the vagina--intercourse, a tampon, etc.
Vaginal skin heels quickly, just like the inside of the mouth, so they will usually be gone in 24 hours or less. ...Read more
I have a cut near my vaginal opening. I think I got cut from scratching too hard a couple days ago. The cut has some swelling around, how can I treat?
Verify: Sometimes a “cut” is just a cut. These heal on their own. Other times a “cut” is something else though - some common causes are genital herpes, yeast infections and lichen sclerosis. See an Obgyn to help verify the diagnosis. The proper treatment can be prescribed and recommended ...Read more
I had an abortion in feb have not been active since but have cuts on my vaginal and hurts bad I've had for about 3 weeks now want to know what about it.
Genital ulcer: If there was no obvious injury (e.g. traumatic sex), the genital herpes is the most common cause of genital ucers or "cuts". Syphilis also is common in your country, if at risk. Yeast infection (thrush) if there also is a lot itching/irritation. See a doctor ASAP for testing and treatment, if available to you -- the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Skin Damage: No. To have a skin tear in an otherwise young and healthy person is really unusual. Something is wrong or the trauma was severe. As a physician this makes me worried you were abused or had a severe trauma that should be discussed to make sure you are truly safe in your life. ...Read more
Do I need stitches? I had epediermotic cyst on my vaginal area. It burst on friday. Waiting for it to closed the cut.
No, it doesn't: Sound like it. The area of spontanous drainage needs to close by secondary intention, from the inside to the outside. Instead of closing the overlying skin, you need to keep it open, so that the infection can drain out. ...Read more
Vaginal entrance is tender during menstration. Especially if the area is dry it hurts to rub there. There are no cuts there as I have checked.
After the initial: Healing process is over, see your doctor to make sure everything healed well. ...Read more
It would be best to: Have this medically evaluated to determine cause ; have it specifically treated. ...Read more
Help, I have a small lump under my skin on my vaginal area. It is hard and very painful. I cleaned it with alcohol and tried to cut into it. What is?
I have 2 1/2 long cuts at the bottom of my vaginal opening from vag dryness. Would Vaseline help them heal? Moisturizers specifically for this area?
Dryness: Soothing lotions like vasoline lotion or any aloe containing lotion would be helpful. Avoid trauma to the vagina and intercourse so that these areas will heal faster. If vaginal itching precedes these cuts, use of occasional cortisone type ointment or cream may prevent them. Vaginal dryness at your age is unusual. Consult your gynecologist as needed.. ...Read more