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Scratched clitoral hood, bled. Had cystitis. When will it heal?

About a week and a half ago, I managed to scratch my clitoral hood and made it bleed which hurt like mad! I then got cystitis a few days ago which made it hurt even worse. I m treating the cystitis and it s going away but my vulva is quite sory and irritated. I applied a 1% clotrimazole cream to lessen the irritation but I wondered whether it s more serious than that and how long it should take to heal?
Asked On : Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.

Usually scratching will cause abrasions. And the abrasions can take one to four weeks to heal. This healing time depends on the depth of the abrasion.
If the abrasion gets infected the symptoms like pain and irritation can continue for more days.
So as you are having continuous pain and irritation since ten days better to consult gynecologist once to find out the actual nature of the lesion and to rule out any super added infection.

Take care
Answered: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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