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Vagisil Side Effects
I have a poor healed scar after my delivery.Nine years since then &i suffer from pain durin sex.The cut is on the side of opening.Could vagisil help?
Probably not: Vagisil is unlikely to provide relief. It sounds as if you have an unstable scar. Vagisil could even slow healing. I would recommend twice a day sitz baths. Plastic surgeons differ in their recommendations for wound healing creams such as silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or copper containing solutions. I would refrain from sex until healed for 3-6 weeks. If the pain persists scar revisionist be necessary. ...Read more
Any precautions for using Vagisil powder in my underwear for a sweating issue? How often can I use it? Have severe sweating from medicine side effect.
Why vagisil?: This product is marketed for "feminine odor". If you are simply sweating, any powder, even corn starch, will do and you will not risk anything from extra perfumes or chemicals. Be sure you are wearing cotton underwear and changing often. Ask your doctor whether this "sweating" is an expected side effect, and how soon you can stop taking it. ...Read more
Follow instructions: Recommend following the packaging instructions which is usually no more than 3-4 times a day. If you are still having irritation I would recommend follow up with a gynecologist. There are conditions that Vagisil won't treat. Make sure you are using the right product. ...Read more