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

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Dr. Ram Kalus
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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