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INTERNAL Treatment

Pre – Treatment Recommendations

  • Shower or bathe the morning of treatment, so that the area to be treated is clean
  • Area must be clean and dry without traces of cream, lotions, or other substances that may interact with the laser
  • Clip or trim long pubic hair

Post – Treatment Instructions

  • Schedule follow up visit as recommended by your treatment provider
  • Refrain from vaginal sexual activity for 48 hours after treatment
  • Most patients resume normal activity as tolerated immediately after procedure.

**The possible associated side effects following this procedure may include vaginal spotting, mild vaginal bleeding, pink or brown vaginal discharge, watery vaginal discharge, irritation, burning upon urination, and discomfort. As the area heals, these may dissipate. **

It’s important to follow your treatment provider instructions before and after treatment.

EXTERNAL Treatment

Pre – Treatment Recommendations

  • Shower or bathe the morning of treatment, so that the area to be treated is clean
  • Shave the vulvar area before your treatment
  • Dress in loose fitting pants and cotton underwear on the day of treatment

Post- Treatment Instructions

  • Schedule follow up visit recommended by your treatment provider
  • Refrain from vaginal sexual activity for 7 days after treatment
  • Keep area moist by applying occlusive ointment to the treated area
  • Wait 1 day before taking a shower or bath (avoid using hot water on the treated area until healing is complete.)

Patient 24 Hours Post Treatment Instructions

  • Skin may feel sensitive and may be red and swollen and treated area may be itchy
  • Use cold compresses or cold gel packs (20 minutes on; then 20 minutes off) as needed for swelling and discomfort
  • Gently cleanse the area 2-3 times a day with sterile saline or a mild, hypoallergenic cleanser
  • Reapply occlusive ointment such as Aquphor after each wash and continue to use until skin is healed.
  • Avoid lifting heavy weights or doing intense physical exercise for 3-4 days following the treatment
  • Refrain from sexual intercourse for a week (7 days) after the treatment.
  • Wear loose, cotton underwear
  • Avoid wearing panty hose and tight-fitting pants

Call our office if you have any problems or concerns at 949 829-5500.

Dear Patient,

Due to the high call volume, we are asking that only emergent issues contact our office. For all other inquires please use the Patient Portal as we will respond quicker. This is the fastest way for you to communicate with your provider.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of all the members of our community, there by adhering to CDC recommendations. In so doing, for the protection of patients and staff we are allowing ONLY PATIENTS to enter the office. NO visitors or children at this time.

Due the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, we are rescheduling patient’s routine appointments (i.e. Well Women Exam, Ultrasound, Mammography, Bone Density (DEXA)). Please do not call us, as we are inundated by phone calls, we will call you.

All OB patients we ask that you keep your appointment as scheduled, unless you feel ill. Our Triage Nurses are available by phone for your convenience.

In Good Health,
OCWMG Physicians