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Can neosporin help vaginal cuts?

Can neosporin help vaginal cuts?

This is not: Recommended because it can cause you to become sensitive to the medication. ...Read more

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How to cure vaginal cuts?

How to cure vaginal cuts?

Depends on size&caus: It depends on the size of the cut and what caused the cut. Large cuts may need to be sutured and small cuts will heal by itself just use a local antibiotic cream like Bacitracin to prevent infection but not inside the vagina. ...Read more

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What's the cause of vaginal cuts?

What's the cause of vaginal cuts?

Vaginal Environment: I am not sure what you mean by 'cuts' but this is not common or normal. I would advise an urgent visit to be evaluated at the family medicine clinic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what helps with vaginal tears/cuts and dry vagina?

Can you tell me what helps with vaginal tears/cuts and dry vagina?

Vaginal estrogen: Vaginal Estrogen (Prescribed by your doctor) will help with most of these symptoms. Its also a good idea to use a lubricant during intercourse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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

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Weather has been hot. Vaginal dryness w/ cuts (from dryness?) no yeast, I take probiotics daily. Regular discharge. Tiny tears. What's the reason?

Weather has been hot. Vaginal dryness w/ cuts (from dryness?) no yeast, I take probiotics daily. Regular discharge. Tiny tears. What's the reason?

Sounds like yeast: This sounds typical for vulvovaginal candidiasis, i.e. a vaginal yeast infection. Why do you believe "no yeast"? Whatever the cause, this isn't something you're likely to work out on your own or by online research. See a doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can HIV be transmitted through 1 day old cuts and vaginal secretions outside the body?

Can HIV be transmitted through 1 day old cuts and vaginal secretions outside the body?

HIV Risks: 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

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Sore around vaginal area little stingy cuts because been itching down vaginal area because ov irration what could it be?

Sore around vaginal area little stingy cuts because been itching down vaginal area because ov irration what could it be?

Vaginitisi: There could be several causes, the most common of which is a yeast infection. You should see your gyn for an exam and evaluation of the vaginal discharge to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have little cuts in my vaginal area kind of like paper cuts what is it?

I have little cuts in my vaginal area kind of like paper cuts what is it?

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

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I have a vaginal cut what is the best thing to make it heal quickly because it hurts really bad.

I have a vaginal cut what is the best thing to make it heal quickly because it hurts really bad.

Vaginal cut: If you have been sexually active this "cut" may be a herpes infection. Would have it checked out. Otherwise how did you get a cut in that area? ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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.

See a gyn: I'm not sure if you are having a complication from the abortion or some other condition, but it sounds like you need to see a gynecologist as soon as possible for an exam. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a vaginal cut to heal?

Depends on factors: Depends on the extent, exposure to irritation (sex, undergarments etc.), sutured or not? ...Read more

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Cut in my vaginal opening. Causes and solutions?

Cut in my vaginal opening. Causes and solutions?

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

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Ii have a cut on my. Vaginal labia what can II use to ease the pain?

Ii have a cut on my. Vaginal labia what can II use to ease the pain?

A cut?: Are you sure it is cut? Herpes can often be confused with a cut or a tear, schedule a visit to confirm that a cut is all that it is. ...Read more

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