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tristansmum Jun 15th, 2013 11:13 AM

3 weeks after a second degree tear
 
It's been three weeks since my vbac and a second degree tear. I've had a look and it looks all normal down there. Can't see a scar or anything different. So I touched my perineum and its very tender. Is that normal? How long til it feels normal? Also with a second degree tear to perineum is there anything into the vagina? Or is it all just on the outside?? I remember the midwife saying it was second degree but not very deep. Don't know what that means and didn't think to ask details at the time.

rowleypolie Jun 15th, 2013 11:25 AM

With my 1st I had a second degree tear, it was tender until just before my 6 week appointment. We tried to dtd after my appointment and even though it didn't seem tender it was sore afterwards. A week later we tried again and it was fine

babyhopes2010 Jun 16th, 2013 15:11 PM

i was tender for about 6 months and still hurts during sex now :(

cat lover Jun 22nd, 2013 08:53 AM

Mine extended into the vag both times but it can just be perineum. it will all be fine in time hun. i must admit after dd1 sex hurt for about 5 months but was fine after 8 weeks 2nd time

MindUtopia Jun 24th, 2013 08:01 AM

Mine was sore until maybe 3 months. Not terribly sore and it was healed perfectly (wasn't a very serious 2nd degree tear either), but just the vaginal opening in general was tender. It's much better now.

rmsh1 Jun 27th, 2013 01:25 AM

I had three 2nd degree tears :wacko: And just had an ultrasound today confirming lasting damage. I am being referred for physio now :)


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