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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   hi i need help need consultation from a gynaecologist
User :   hi
User :   Dr AAAAAAA here
User :   hello dr..need ur help
User :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   oh ok i got some cuts on my vagina..need help
User :   ok. please describe your symptoms in detail.
User :   were these cuts in vagina due to injury?
User :   yes my nails i was feeling pain during my period and i scratched a bit as i could not bear the pain
User :   ok. could you describe the 'cuts' in detail?
User :   are they deep? are they looking 'raw' (redness), are they itching?
User :   not so deep but i get pain during my periods
User :   no redness
User :   just pain
User :   and i get lot of discharge during my periods
User :   ok, is the pain during periods severe? since when you are getting pain? please rate the pain intensity on scale of 1-10 with 10 being highest pain
User :   is the pain during periods associated with pain with bowel movements and passing urine?
User :   you could say 7 to 8
User :   for a few months
User :   is there any change in bleeding duration and colour after you started getting pain?
User :   yes i get more bleeding now
User :   no change in color
User :   ok. please provide your age, height,w eight, details of past medical illness and treatment if any.
User :   19, 165 cm tall, 58 kgs
User :   i usually get cold and fever often
User :   1) for the vaginal cuts, leave them alone to heal, keep area dry and clean, wash with lukewarm water. avoid douching. wear loose cotton undergarments
User :   2) for the pain during periods, you might need further investigations. consider meeting a gynecologist (not regular doctor) for examination and tests like
User :   blood work-up, hormonal analysis, ultrasound scan
User :   to look for serious underlying causes like ovarian cyst, adenomyosis, adhesions, hormonal imbalanaces
User :   as these would require adequate treatment.
User :   can you suggest some ointment or something
User :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   and food too that i can take to help me bear the pain
User :   you can apply Caladryl lotion on the 'cuts'' that you describe
User :   in food avoid having stale food, have freshly prepared food, avoid meat diet
User :   take plenty of citrus fruit juices
User :   u mean lemon and oranges
User :   yes, lemon, oranges, sweet lime
User :   you can also take apple, cranberry and grape juice
User :   ok how long do these injuries take to heal?
User :   if these are mild and not deep, they should heal in 1-2 days time
User :   oh
User :   if you develop itching, burning, pain, pus discharge
User :   then report to your gynecologist for a check
User :   as these would signal possibilities of infection
User :   ok dr....but as i said i have not taken any medication let themn alone for the past 3 months but still am having lot of pain
User :   in that case, you will need to get them examined once to know the current status
User :   and go ahead with a vaginal smear test for observation under microscope and for culture
User :   to identify the causative agent and treat the infection appropriately.
User :   ok how do i apply that lotion?
User :   apply using sterile cotton wisp or use sterile cotton buds
User :   use one bud at a time
User :   would it burn?
User :   do not out the cotton bud back into lotion bottle to take for next time as it will infect the entire bottle
User :   ok
User :   no, it will not burn, it is to soothe the pain and burning
User :   ok how long should i use this ?
User :   and when should i apply this?
User :   what time of the day?
User :   for 2-3 days, and if you do not find any improvement, then do not delay your visit to gynecologist.
User :   apply 2-4 times a day, after cleaning the area with lukewarm water and clean cloth
User :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes doctor
User :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thank you so much
User :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now. do leave your feedback.
User :   thanks dr..
User :   bye
User :   bye for now. take care.
User :   do write to me if possible if you can tell this to a gynaecologies and get her suggestions
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   may i know abt u doctor?
User :   r u a gynaecologist?
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner.
Doctor :   I can help you within my expertise.
User :   pls i need to speak to a gynaecolgist..
User :   pls
User :   i had consulted a GP before
User :   and your name?
Doctor :   The gynaecologist are unavailable now, if you wish for specialist opinion, I suggest you to consider the get a specialist opinion facility which is also available .
Doctor :   I am Dr AAAAAAA
User :   or atleast a lady doctor pls
User :   pls
Doctor :   The previous doctor whom you chatted with was a lady doctor, having good experience in gynaecology.
User :   Dr. XXX?
Doctor :   Yes, Dr XXXXXXXX was a lady doctor, she is a general practitioner with good experience in dealing with gynaecological problems.
Doctor :   You can follow as suggested by Dr AAAAAAA alternatively, if you wish for a second, expert opinion,
Doctor :   I suggest you to consider the get an specialist opinion from Dr XXX.
User :   ok thank you
User :   bye
Doctor :   Do you have any other query that I can assist you with?
User :   no
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Doctor :   This is the link through which you can opt for Dr XXX's expert opinion.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting healthcaremagic.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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