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Third Degree Tearing (Overview)

A history of a severe ( 3rd degree) tear of the vaginal tissue, skin, and muscles that extend into -- but not all the way through -- the anal sphincter.


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Should a person use vaginal trainers to heal damage caused by third degree tear after childbirth? Thanks

Should a person use vaginal trainers to heal damage caused by third degree tear after childbirth?
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Third degree: Tears generally heal well after delivery when repaired. There is a great deal of blood flow to the area, speeding recovery. I wouldn't do anything extra unless advised to do so. If there is a problem, then physical therapy. Good luck. ...Read more

Third Degree Tearing (Overview)

A history of a severe ( 3rd degree) tear of the vaginal tissue, skin, and muscles that extend into -- but not all the way through -- the anal sphincter.


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Third degree tearing during child birth.. Please tell me how it happened?

Third degree tearing during child birth.. Please tell me how it happened?

Lack of room: Vaginal tears can be a common occurence during childbirth, especially as the baby's head and shoulders exit the vaginal opening. The good news is that the "vagina is very forgiving." in other words it heals very well. Congratulations on the birth of your little one! ...Read more

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Having a Healthy Third Trimester (Checklist)

Preregister for the delivery at your hospital
once
Understand your employers maternity leave and short-term disability policy
once
Buy an infant car seat and install it in your car
once
Schedule Group B strep testing at 35 weeks
once
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How can I get rid of a scar from my third degree burns?

How can I get rid of a scar from my third degree burns?

Burn scar: Third degree burn will leave a scar. You may need to see a plastic surgeon to minimize the scarring. ...Read more

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Hi I have a petite body and with my second child i had a third degree tear, could I have c cection if igo into labour again?

Hi I have a petite body and with my second child i had a third degree tear, could I have c cection if igo into labour again?

When to C-section: This may not be the forum for this question. Your obstetrician, who has all of your history and has examined you will have this answer in a much more appropriate format. But, yes, if you need a c-section you will get one when your obstetrician feels it is time and warranted. ...Read more

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Is their a high chance of a c cection if u have had a third degree tear?

Unlikely: Not mandatory. Baby came through pelvis which is the more common issue. The soft tissue tear should heal. Likely a significant episiotomy for next delivery, if similar size baby. ...Read more

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Hi i want to know that my baby was not a big baby, then why did i get a third degree tear, what happened that i resulted in a significant tear.

Hi i want to know that my baby was not a big baby, then why did i get a third degree tear, what happened that i resulted in a significant tear.

Several factors: While size of the newborn is a factor in whether or not a mommie gets a perineal tear other factors may contribute to tearing such as the baby's head in proportion to the pelvic opening--not just the vagina. Also, the ob/gyn or midwife's technique, the progression of labor, and the duration and intensity of laboring play a role. ...Read more

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Third degree tearing during child birth.. Please tell me how it happened?

Lack of room: Vaginal tears can be a common occurence during childbirth, especially as the baby's head and shoulders exit the vaginal opening. The good news is that the "vagina is very forgiving." in other words it heals very well. Congratulations on the birth of your little one! ...Read more

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Should a person use vaginal trainers to heal damage caused by third degree tear after childbirth? Thanks

Third degree: Tears generally heal well after delivery when repaired. There is a great deal of blood flow to the area, speeding recovery. I wouldn't do anything extra unless advised to do so. If there is a problem, then physical therapy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Gave birth four months ago, third degree tear. Having bloody poops now. Fresh blood in toilet bowl. Normal?

Gave birth four months ago, third degree tear. Having bloody poops now. Fresh blood in toilet bowl. Normal?

Hemorrhoids?: Painless rectal bleeding is most likely from hemorrhoids in a post-partum female such as yourself. If you are having sharp pain with bms then you may have a fissure. See your doc. Good luck! ...Read more