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Suggest treatment for red rash on labia majora after delivery

hi, I am 5 days post partum (2nd child) and I have this redness in labia majora it's like a rash or something that it mildly painful. as I've just given birth, I am under medication which are antibiotics cefalexin 3x a day and mefenamic acid. I never had this in my first pregnancy though, What could this redness/rash be?
Tue, 28 Apr 2020
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Hi,

Keep the area clean by cleansing with antiseptic lotion. Apply any moisturizing and mild antiseptic cream like Rash-free etc. This would work as already you have been taking antibiotics and analgesics.

Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Fatima Clinic, Internal Medicine Specialist
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Suggest treatment for red rash on labia majora after delivery

Hi, Keep the area clean by cleansing with antiseptic lotion. Apply any moisturizing and mild antiseptic cream like Rash-free etc. This would work as already you have been taking antibiotics and analgesics. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Fatima Clinic, Internal Medicine Specialist