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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Vaginal Sores (Overview)

Vaginal sores are any open or partially healed ulcers (surface wounds) in or around the vagina.


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Can sex cause vaginal sores?

Can sex cause vaginal sores?

Yes: If the vaginal mucosa is dry, the friction can cause damage. Using a vaginal lubricant will help. Sores could also be a sign of some other problem (ie: std). ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
22 doctors shared insights

Vaginal Sores (Overview)

Vaginal sores are any open or partially healed ulcers (surface wounds) in or around the vagina.


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Can painless vaginal sores hurt the baby?

Can painless vaginal sores hurt the baby?

Yes: Painless vaginal sores could be an indication of a serious infection and should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Cold Sores (Checklist)

See a dentist for a prescription as soon as it "tingles"
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Ask dentist about using a diode laser to help cold sore heal faster
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Don't touch it, kiss someone, or share eating utensils
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Vaginal sores, i got type 1 herpes no type 2 so dr is not treating type 1 til she swabs a new breakout. Why not treat type if we ruled out type 2?

Vaginal sores, i got type 1 herpes no type 2 so dr is not treating type 1 til she swabs a new breakout. Why not treat type if we ruled out type 2?

Discuss with MD: You need to discuss this with your MD. You can get outbreaks from type 1 herpes. The treatment is the same. She may have made a decision not treat based on her clinical suspicion. ...Read more

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Recommendations for over-the-counter medications for internal vaginal sores?

Recommendations for over-the-counter medications for internal vaginal sores?

Internal Vaginal sor: Why u r looking for over the counter medication, see u physician , discuss w him his finding than ask about the most suitable treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Canker Sores (Checklist)

Check to see if your recurrent canker sores are tied to stomach reflux
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Consider trying an "SLS-free" toothpaste. You could have an allergy.
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If a sore doesn't heal within 2 weeks, have it checked by your doctor
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Try to sleep well and manage stress as they can cause flares
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Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

No.: You can get infection at the site of hair follicles, but you cannot get sores vaginally. You need to be seen by a doctor who can check your herpes viral titers. ...Read more

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Can sex cause vaginal sores?

Yes: If the vaginal mucosa is dry, the friction can cause damage. Using a vaginal lubricant will help. Sores could also be a sign of some other problem (ie: std). ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Can painless vaginal sores hurt the baby?

Yes: Painless vaginal sores could be an indication of a serious infection and should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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