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What is the best treatment for vaginal laceration?

What is the best treatment for vaginal laceration?

Surgical repair : The most effective treatment is surgical repair. This can be done immediately after delivery in the delivery room with a local anesthetic for pain control. ...Read more

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Minor Vaginal Laceration (Definition)

A cut or laceration is an injury that results in a break or opening in the skin. It may be near the surface or deep, smooth or jagged. It may injure deep tissues, such as tendons, muscles, ligaments, nerves, ...Read more


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Which treatment works the best and fastest for mild ear laceration?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for mild ear laceration?

First aid: For a minor laceration, wash it with soap and warm water, apply pressure to stop bleeding, apply an antiseptic such as Bacitracin or neomycin (both sold over the counter) and apply a clean dry dressing or just leave it open to air to heal. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for finger laceration?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for finger laceration?

Tendons,Nerves,Blood: In addition to the skin on the finger which needs to be closed, there are other vital structures in the fingers that may need prompt attention by a doctor. This includes the tendons that straighten and bend the fingers; nerves that give sensation; arteries that carry blood; and bones. If there is any difficulty moving the finger, numbnes in the tip or the tip is pale go to the er. ...Read more

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Eczema in the Vaginal...What is the best treatment for vaginal Eczema ...for My Daughter (4.5 years old) ..she pull off her pants..Need help?

Eczema in the Vaginal...What is the best treatment for vaginal Eczema ...for My Daughter (4.5 years old) ..she pull off her pants..Need help?

See her pediatrician: I'm not sure why you think your 4 1/2 year old daughter has eczema in her vagina (is she itching at the area?) but it would need to be evaluated by her pediatrician. There are other causes for itching such as a yeast infection (was she recently on antibiotics, for instance). Don't guess at the diagnosis - have her seen so she can be made comfortable more quickly :) ...Read more

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I've had folliculitis in the vaginal area for years now, what is the best treatment for the scarring and itch it has created?

I've had folliculitis in the vaginal area for years now, what is the best treatment for the scarring and itch it has created?

Stop shaving?: If you have been shaving the area, stop. That may be the main problem, perhaps the only problem. If pubic area hair control remains important, consider a hair removal cream instead. If not shaving, other factors may be important -- for example, you may be carrying virulent staph or strep. If you haven't yet seen a dermatologist, consider it now. She or he should be able to sort this out. Good luck ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of vaginal pain?

What's the best treatment to get rid of vaginal pain?

Vaginal Pain RX: Until a diagnosis is made, it is impossible to recommend treatment. There are many different conditions that can cause pain. So it's best you see your physician. Infections, allergy, trauma and endometriosis can all cause vaginal pain and have very different treatments. ...Read more

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Whats the best surgical treatment for vaginal prolapse?

Whats the best surgical treatment for vaginal prolapse?

Patient specific: The best surgical treatment is one that is tailored to your specific findings and complaints. One surgery does not fit all patients. There is controversy about newer mesh surgery versus older methods. There is more and more robotic prolapse surgery. The best surgery is one done to your specific needs by a surgeon who does these surgeries often and has experience. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for a small eyelid laceration?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for a small eyelid laceration?

Here's help: If the laceration is small (less than 1/2 inch) and if the eye is not involved or the lid margin, and you do not suspect infection, then you can treat it by cleaning it, and taping the edges together. If any of the above conditions are present you should see your ophthalmologist to prevent scarring and damage to the vision. ...Read more

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Best treatment of vaginal ecoli?

Best treatment of vaginal ecoli?

No best solution: Ecoli bacteria comes from yourself; your own GI tract. I would begin by paying closer attention to hygenic practices, like always wiping from the font to the back when you urinate/move your bowels. I wouldn't douche but using a peri-bottle to irrigate your vulva & perianal area might help. Utilizing intravaginal preparations like luvena may be helpful in keeping the balance of good & bad bacteria. ...Read more