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Suggest a medicinal cream for a vaginal friction burn

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James

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Posted on Thu, 8 Mar 2018 in Women's Health
Question: What Can I put on a vaginal friction burn
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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 22 minutes later
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sitz bath, oral pain killer, topical antibiotic

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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

A sitz bath with warm (not hot) water and epsom or table salt, 2 to 3 times a day for 15 to 20 mins, would help ease discomfort and help with healing.

In addition, applying a mild topical antibiotic to the area may also help eg neosporin or fucindin. This can be used along with topical lidocaine if needed (if there is significant discomfort

An oral anti inflammatory pain medication may also speed up healing. eg naproxen, cataflam or ibruprofen

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
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Could I use triple antibiotic ointment?
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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 9 minutes later
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yes, this can be used

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HI

Yes, you can use this as well
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