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If I don't get epis and tear, will the scarring cause me to tear worse next pregnancy?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Possibly

Release of the restriction for birthing is a safer, more controlled option to the potential tears that can occur if not done.
Scarring will result in either case, just that the surgical release places the scar in a more ideal position. This is common in most vaginal deliveries in controlled situations.

In brief: Possibly

Release of the restriction for birthing is a safer, more controlled option to the potential tears that can occur if not done.
Scarring will result in either case, just that the surgical release places the scar in a more ideal position. This is common in most vaginal deliveries in controlled situations.
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