, the mucosa of the vagina becomes thin and dry and cracks just like dry skin
during winter. It is not abnormal. Healing is mostly natural; it can be aided by applying coconut oil, herbal creams, avoiding intercourse and taking an antibiotic if needed under the doctor's supervision. Prevention of abrasions over the vagina is by application of lubricating creams. Please have a routine gynecological checkup every 6 months and as soon as possible now. Take care.