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Vaginal Laceration

A vaginal laceration or tear is an injury to the tissue around the vagina while giving birth. It is caused when it is a first-time delivery, if the mother has an episiotomy, a large baby, or an abnormal position of the baby. The tears are divided into four types first-degree, second-degree, third-degree, and fourth-degree, depending on their severity.

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What does protruding skin in the area between vagina and urethra indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 39-years-old female. I noticed a fleshy skin potruding in the area between urethra and vagina. I do not have any other symptoms. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw the pictures you sent (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It seems to be a problem of the anterior wall of the vagina, called as cystocele. How many children do you have? Do you have involuntary urination when you laugh or cough? I would ...  Read Full »

I started bleeding from my vagina after rough sexual intercourse. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. I currently started bleeding from my vagina, and I had rough sexual intercourse four times in four days with my partner. I experienced hip pain yesterday, but when I woke up, the pain was gone, and 30 minutes before I started bleeding, I started to have pain in the s...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Have you ever done a complete blood count? Get one done and show me the reports. Probable causes include trauma (laceration, tear) along with some other factors like weak tissue texture or coagulation disorders or chronic disease like diabetes or cervical/ uterine p...  Read Full »

After masturbation, I started to have bleeding. What is the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, My period is a little late, just only a day. But, I have been having many pregnancy symptoms. I masturbated yesterday (penetration and clitoral stimulation to orgasm) and a considerable amount of blood came out. Some blood flushed itself out for some time and I am clear now. What does thi...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It may be your period bleeding or may be bleeding due to masturbation. For that have to check clinically for any sign of vaginal tear or just bleeding from your uterus. If you have a doubt that last month had sex and can be pregnant, then do a urine pregnancy test. ...  Read Full »

After my first intercourse, I experienced a tear in my vaginal walls. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female, and I had my first intercourse five months back. My vaginal wall was torn during intercourse, and I got stitches for it. I want to know the reason for my vaginal tear. Kindly give your suggestions. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Varunbabu Aucha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. A vaginal tear during sex can happen to anyone, because the skin around the vagina, vaginal walls, and the inside of the labia are sensitive. Having intercourse without sufficient lubrication can cause vaginal tears due to friction, as the sk...  Read Full »

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