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Vaginal lip cut while shaving - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   hi, i cut my vaginal lip while shaving, and its been there since saturday. i have been putting neropsporin on it and last night the scab fell off. right now it looks kind of like a sore. what should i do to help it heal faster?
User :   ??
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i cut my vaginal lip while shaving
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   wounds take a week to heal
User :   its been there since saturday and i have been putting nerosporin on it
Doctor :   continue the neosporin application and cover the wound with a soft gauze
Doctor :   do not use cotton
User :   last night the scab came off. it kind of looks like a sore now
Doctor :   also do not wipe or apply spirit or any alcohol based wound cleaning agents
User :   ok, how long do you think this will take to go away since its been 4 days already?
Doctor :   if the scab has fallen, it will be little sore, cover the wound with neopsorin and apply the soft gauze(bandage cloth)
User :   how long will it take to heal
Doctor :   usually small
wounds take a week to heal
User :   ok
User :   i have done this before but it went away in 2 to 3 days
Doctor :   ok
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