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What is the definition or description of: vaginal tear during delivery?

What is the definition or description of: vaginal tear during delivery?

Common complication: Your OB is best suited to answer this question but basically it is a cut or laceration of the vagina during vaginal delivery. It is a common complication of delivery that is repaired after the delivery is complete but may be prevented by an episiotomy. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Vaginal Tear (Definition)

During vaginal childbirth, sometimes a tear in the labia or the vaginal wall may occur, or your obstetrician may perform an episiotomy (incision to prevent a larger tear). Your obstetrician will usually perform a ...Read more


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How did you deal a bad vaginal tear during childbirth?

How did you deal a bad vaginal tear during childbirth?

Vaginal tear: Your good obstetrician has probably repaired it well. Now you need to let it heal. A little patience is allways a virtue. 'course, you can't have sex for 6-8 wks either. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vaginal tear?

What is the treatment for vaginal tear?

Repair: Depends what caused it, if it is new it can be repaired by sewing it. If it is older it can still be repaired but it would be possible more involved. If is is small sometimes topical meds can be applied to heal it. You need to see your obgyn to be evaluated. ...Read more

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How long does it take a vaginal tear to heal after delivery?

How long does it take a vaginal tear to heal after delivery?

It depends.: Most tears should heal within two to three weeks at the most. Topical Bacitracin (not neosporin) with a pad should be changed two to three times daily, and at least a daily bath or shower. It should heal without any problems but it might be sore for a few weeks to months so be careful with intercourse and bicycles, spin classes, etc. ...Read more

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Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Yes: Sex after having a baby can be uncomfortable for several months and even longer depending on the episiotomy and if you are breast feeding. Be patient and it should improve. ...Read more

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I caused a 3/4" posterior vaginal tear two weeks ago to my girlfriend during sex. Now it only hurts during sex. How can she speed up recovery. ?

I caused a 3/4" posterior vaginal tear two weeks ago to my girlfriend during sex. Now it only hurts during sex. How can she speed up recovery. ?

Tincture of time: It will take many months to heal to the point where there is no pain. I would recommend no sex for at least 6 weeks, or longer if there is still pain. ...Read more

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Ok, so I got a vaginal tear during sex, it hurt really really bad. I was stupid and listened to a friend to put anal ease by the wound to numb the area so it wouldn't hurt so bad since its nothing but like super strong orajel. Well it caused me to break o

Ok, so I got a vaginal tear during sex, it hurt really really bad. I was stupid and listened to a friend to put anal ease by the wound to numb the area so it wouldn't hurt so bad since its nothing but like super strong orajel. Well it caused me to break o

Burned skin vagina: Hello ~ Ouch sounds sore. As you note its not clever to place corrosive oint on vaginal skin which is almost exact copy of mucus membrane in mouth. So if you wont put it in the mouth dont put it in vagina. If the breakout ABOVE is NOT herpes get some cortisone cream otc and apply 2-3x.day.It will give relief and it heal eventually.. :-)) ...Read more

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Is severe cramping common during post childbirth with a vaginal tear?

Is severe cramping common during post childbirth with a vaginal tear?

No: Cramping relates to uterus not necesarily to vaginal tear. After delivery crampings are normal as long as responds to nsaids and decrease over time. Any pattern of pain out of things mentioned above should prompt you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Does a minor vaginal tear near the entrance of the vagina bleed during sex?

Does a minor vaginal tear near the entrance of the vagina bleed during sex?

Yes it can: if you have a nonhealed scar, it can bleed with trauma during intercourse. Give it 3-4 weeks and let it heal before you resume intercourse Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Treatment for very small vaginal tear (caused by intercourse) that has become mildly infected?

Treatment for very small vaginal tear (caused by intercourse) that has become mildly infected?

???: Pretty unlikely for vaginal tear to get infected. You may have something else going on. Usual treatment for small vaginal tears is to do nothing or to consider warm baths. If this does not heal up right away may want to see doc. ...Read more