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19 Nov 2005

Pain afer vaginal birth?
I had a vaginal delivery 9 days ago. I had some "small internal tears" which were stitched but no episiotomy.

My clitoris is very sore and I was wondering why this is. I have been taking sitz baths 2-3 times a day since delivery but am concerned about infection. Mi labia minora look a greyish colour (not sure if its just bruising and trauma)? How long should I expect to feel discomfort and should I do anything about my sore and tender clitoris? Not sure if I need to go back to the gynae or if this is all normal. Your advice would be appreciated
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Nine days is quite recent. You clitoris was probably involved in the bruising. Infection would cause pain and fever and a discharge. Give it another week to see if there is improvement.

Best wishes
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