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Inner labia injury, bleeding, extremely painful, need stitches. Next step?

I was having sex and Im not sure how but I cut my inner labia , I was in agony for about 20 minutes and when I turned the light on the bed was covered in blood and so were my hands and vagina , I checked myself in a hand mirror and there s about an inch long and half inch wide gouge on the inside of my inner labia, its bleeding a lot and a little blue looking, the bleedings basically stopped now but Its extreamly painful, I cant walk and Im wondering if I need stitches. Also worried about infection ect
Asked On : Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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Hello ma'am.

Although the bleeding has stopped, there exists an open wound in an area already highly susceptible ti infections.

I would advise you to visit a doctor, who after a physical examination will decide whether you require stitches or not and also prescribe prophylactic antibiotics for local application or systemic administration.

Hope this helps.

Best wishes.
Answered: Sat, 20 Jul 2013
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