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What Is Vaginal Tear During 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
Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?
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. ?
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
Yes: Obviously, the more extensive (i.e. Higher degree) the vaginal tear, the harder it is to repair and recover but with modern surgical techniques, it should be possible. In fact, these techniques are so successful that we almost never see the sequelae of these injuries such as fistulas (openings between the rectum and vaginal or between the bladder and vagina) in this country any more. ...Read more
It depends.: Everyone's pain threshold can be different. Most patients might require some narcotic pain medicine for a few days to a week or two at the most. In general, as unlikely as it might seem to be, surgery in this area is extremely well tolerated and recovery tends to be relatively rapid. ...Read more
Vaginal tear: In peri-menopausal years, the vagina loses some of its elasticity and lubrication, and tears in the mucosa can easily occur, during sexual relations or some kinds of exercise. The healing will take 10 days to two weeks, but if sexual relations are resumed, use a lubricant which resembles normal vaginal lubrication and is on the shelf in most drugstores. ...Read more
Question confusing ?: Do you see a tear ? Do you just see blood ? A newborn girl may have a little menstrual blood as a reflection of the hormones of pregnancy on the babies uterus.It can start after a day or two but seldom after a week.It is rarely more than what would cover a few q-tips. If that is what you see, it will slow & stop.If you see bright red blood or some injury, have it evaluated by a pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use a mirror: Easiest way is to use a mirror for inspection. Otherwise you will need a second party to look. Your doctor could certainly do this for you. ...Read more
What do I do if after experiencing a vaginal tear 7 months ago im scared to have sex? Terrified, i find it very painfull or maybe im jst traumatized
Seek therapy: 90% of sex is mental. Even if there is no longer any physical problem (i am assuming you have been checked) the emotional consequences can still be devastating. You need a patient and understanding partner and you need to start slowly and progress gradually. While you might be able to manage this without assistance you are more likely to be successful with the aid of a sex therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is this post-deliver: A "sitz" bath is the german word for sitting, and it basically means soaking in a bath tub. The purpose of this is to keep the are clean. You should check with your obgyn but normally, this area will heal well by keeping a pad with Bacitracin ointment (not neosporin) and changing this twice daily. A bath can feel soothing but a shower is perfectly fine and it is okay to get wet. Should heal well. ...Read more
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