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Bleeding after cut on labia. Applied hydrogen peroxide and antibiotic cream. What do I need to look for?

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i accidentially cut my labia while doing some "trimming" it is a small cut, is bleeding a little, I applied hydrogen peroxide and triple antibotic cream. I am wearing a pantiliner to keep it clean. the cut is small maybe 1/4" or smaller. what do i need to look for or worry about. i am so embarrassed.
Posted Sat, 6 Apr 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Nilofer AR 41 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query on health care magic.

Cut of one forth inch is very small.
You need not worry about it.
Good that you applied anti-bacterial cream over it.
Continue the same twice daily for 3 days.
This will prevent secondary bacterial infection.

The wound will heal in a weeks time without scar formation.
So, you need not be concerned about it.

Hope this helps.
Feel free to ask if you have any more doubts.
I will be glad to answer.
Dr Nilofer
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