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If my OB had overlooked a tear to the IAS while repairing a partial 4th degree (EAS and rectal mucosa only, per delivery notes), I would be experiencing significant symptoms @ 12 weeks PP, correct?

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Dr. Donald Collins
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not always

Sometimes these will heal even if not repaired.
However if you're noticing problems with stool leakage or emptying bowels, see your doctor.

In brief: Not always

Sometimes these will heal even if not repaired.
However if you're noticing problems with stool leakage or emptying bowels, see your doctor.
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Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology

In brief: Most likely

a tear to the IAS would be a very big tear.

In brief: Most likely

a tear to the IAS would be a very big tear.
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