Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Injured Vagina Treatment

Treatment for a vaginal injury may include cold compresses, wound care, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Severe vaginal injuries may require surgery.

Specific treatment for a vaginal injury may include:

Injured Vagina Questions For Doctor

The following are some important questions to ask before and after the treatment of vaginal injury.

Questions to ask before treatment:

  • What are my treatment options?
    • Is surgery an option for me?
  • What are the risks associated with treatment?
  • Do I need to stay in the hospital?
    • How long will I be in the hospital?
  • What are the complications I should watch for?
  • How long will I be on medication?
  • What are the potential side effects of my medication?
  • Does my medication interact with nonprescription medicines or supplements?
  • Should I take my medication with food?

Questions to ask after treatment:
  • Are there any medications or supplements I should avoid?
  • When can I resume my normal activities?
  • When can I return to work?
  • What else can I do to reduce my risk for having a vaginal injury again?
  • How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups?
  • What local support and other resources are available?

Injured Vagina Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat a vaginal injury:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Injured Vagina References
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  2. Druzin ML, Gottesfeld SA. Management of serious vaginal injury. A case report. J Reprod Med. 1986 Feb;31(2):151-3. [3959020]
  3. Kunkel NC. Vaginal injury from a water slide in a premenarcheal patient. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1998 Jun;14(3):210-1. [9655666]
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