Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Labial Sores Prevention

Prevention of genital sores in women includes:

  • Do not have sex with multiple sexual partners.
  • Do not have with anyone who has oral or genital sores.
  • Do not have sex with anyone who has a penile discharge.
  • Do not use petroleum jelly in the vagina.
  • Do not have sex with a partner who has intercourse with others.
  • Practice safe sex:
    • Use condoms.
  • Women should not douche after intercourse.

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