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Third Degree Tearing (Overview)

Third-degree tearing is a deep tear during childbirth that extends into the anal sphincter but stops short of the rectum. Complications such as fecal incontinence and painful intercourse are possible.


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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)

Third-degree tearing is a deep tear during childbirth that extends into the anal sphincter but stops short of the rectum. Complications such as fecal incontinence and painful intercourse are possible.


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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
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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
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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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What is the definition or description of: Third degree tearing?

What is the definition or description of: Third degree tearing?

Tears anal Sphincter: Third-degree tearing is a deep tear during childbirth that extends into the anal sphincter but stops short of the rectum. Complications such as fecal incontinence and painful intercourse are possible. ...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

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For how long will my leg still hurt after a third degree hamstring tear?

For how long will my leg still hurt after a third degree hamstring tear?

Until You heal: Likely will take about 6-8 weeks to heal initially and can take longer if tear isn't protected with reduction in activity. Consider platelet and stem cell therapy as options to help heal these issues faster, although typically not covered by insurance. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more

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Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Yes: Sex after having a baby can be uncomfortable for several months and even longer depending on the episiotomy and if you are breast feeding. Be patient and it should improve. ...Read more

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Are midwives equipped to stitch a 4th degree tear? Worried since my first was a third degree that this will be a fourth and they won't sew it properly

Are midwives equipped to stitch a 4th degree tear? Worried since my first was a third degree that this will be a fourth and they won't sew it properly

Surgical problem: This is typically a surgical problem and not commonly within the spectrum of skills by a traditional midwife. I would ask for a referral to a physician. ...Read more

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Could you die from third degree burns?

Could you die from third degree burns?

Yes: Especially if it covers a significant surface area or the lesions become infected. ...Read more

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Could third-degree burns stay for life?

Could third-degree burns stay for life?

Scars: Third degree burns are deep burns that tend to scar the skin. The scars would be there for life. ...Read more

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At what temperature do third degree burns occur?

At what temperature do third degree burns occur?

It varies a lot: This depends on the source of the heat, temperature and duration of contact. One reference quotes the following: hot water causes third degree burns… …in 1 second at 156º …in 2 seconds at 149º …in 5 seconds at 140º …in 15 seconds at 133º the very young and elderly are more suceptable. ...Read more

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Third degree burns, need some tips on dealing with this?

Third degree burns, need some tips on dealing with this?

ER/burn center!: 3rd degree burns are not to be trifled with. This is by definition full thickness skin loss that left untreated can lead to infection, damage to underlying structures (such as tendons$, loss of function from scar contractures, and even death depending on the size. If you have a 3rd degree burn really of any size you should be seen by a health professional with significant burn experience. ...Read more

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Are third degree burns partly characterized by a white color?

Are third degree burns partly characterized by a white color?

3rd burn appearance: Possible but best to see a doctor to determine exactly the degree of burn.. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which one is worse: third degree sprain vs break?

Expert opinions? Which one is worse: third degree sprain vs break?

Depends on the joint: Or area of each. Often in a third degree, there can even be avulsions that cause more problems. I personally think a simple break would be better than a third degree in many different situations, especially with really bad ankle sprains when you actually tear ligamentous structures. ...Read more

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Any advice? What temperature(f) causes second or third degree burns?

144 degrees: The break point is 144 degrees f, below that for about 10 degrees there can be reddening but no damage. Above 144, depending upon the part of the body (for instance skin on the inner thigh is more vulnerable), and the length of exposure, there will be more damage. There is no breakpoint temperature for 2nd to 3rd, just a matter of time. ...Read more

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Could third degree burns heal naturally or do you need medical attention?

Could third degree burns heal naturally or do you need medical attention?

If you truly have...: A 3rd-degree, or full-thickness, burn, unless it is very small or narrow and can heal in from the sides, it will need to be skin grafted to fully heal it. Partial-thickness (i.e., 2nd-degree) burns will heal in 1 to 3 weeks. If your wound is not fully healed after 3 weeks, you should see a general, plastic, or burn surgeon. ...Read more

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I have third degree heartblock and I am 100 percent pacemaker dependent. What would my life expectancy be WITHOUT a pacemaker?

I have third degree heartblock and I am 100 percent pacemaker dependent. What would my life expectancy be WITHOUT a pacemaker?

Unles Rescued, short: Prob here is definition of 100% dependent not precise. If PM stops& U have no Hrt Beat, U may last in coma few mins, & rescued if ACLS begun&PM restored. If w/o PM you have a slow rhythm that temporarily supplies a suboptimal Card output&not rescued, rapid deterior-ation of Mentation&Death will occur, mins/hrs not days. If w/o PM,slow&poor output, w/o rescue rapid deterioration/death results. ...Read more

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I had a small burn which was third degree but it did not blister?

I had a small burn which was third degree but it did not blister?

Third degree do not: Third degree burns usually do not blister, but are serious burns as it affects all three layers of the skin and can cause damage to the nerve ending in the underlying tissues and need to be treated appropriately depending on the location by a specialist. ...Read more

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How can I heal a third degree burn?

May need surgery: 3rd degree burns are full thickness skin involvement and may need surgery for debridement or skin grafting if large. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I clean a third degree burn?

See a burn doctor: Deep partial thickness (2nd degree) burns act like full thickness (3rd degree) burns, so it doesn't make any difference. Generally, any burn that doesn't heal within about 3 weeks will need to be treated surgically with a skin graft. I recommend contacting the regional burn center in your area to obtain the best result. ...Read more

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What would a third degree burn look like?

Eschar: Usually looks like an eschar. May have tough leathery feel to it. Also it is insensate due to nerve damage. ...Read more

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Is my burn a third degree burn or second?

Is my burn a third degree burn or second?

See a burn doctor: Deep partial thickness (2nd degree) burns act like full thickness (3rd degree) burns, so it doesn't make any difference. Generally, any burn that doesn't heal within about 3 weeks will need to be treated surgically with a skin graft. I recommend contacting the regional burn center in your area to obtain the best result. ...Read more

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What can be done for a third degree burn?

What can be done for a third degree burn?

See a surgeon: A third degree burn is serious, as it means all layers of the skin have been destroyed. In most cases, the burned tissue must be removed and the area reconstructed in some way. Details depend on burn location and size. You should see a trauma/burn surgeon or a plastic surgeon. Third degree burns represent dead tissue so infection is a real risk. ...Read more

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