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4th degree tear

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loobsie Sat 08-Oct-11 20:12:54

hi everyone, newbie here. was advised to come and ask ya wise women for advice.
i had a baby 11months ago and had been diagnosed with a 3rd degree tear. long story cut short... i have been having faecal incontinence since dd2 was 3-4months old. i got told 2 days ago when a pelvic floor specialist reviewed my case that i had in fact suffered a 4th degree tear! i am in so much shock. i'm upset and angry i wasn't told before.
can someone tell me please that there is life after a 4th degree tear... and most importantly - how do i cope with it?

PenguinsAreThePoint Sat 08-Oct-11 20:16:05

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

loobsie Sat 08-Oct-11 20:17:02

thanks penguins, i might post same on the childbirth thread.

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