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re-opened perineum tear

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bebemoojem Tue 18-Oct-11 15:46:15

10wks on Thursday
It was closed basically a week ago (finally)
Had a very difficult poo with a lot of pain and saw blood.
Have had a look and see my tear has re-opened.

Haul myself to the GP with the kids in tow (because I've got no one else to have them)
or
see how it goes? I still have steroid cream they gave me to help seal it up...but I know one shouldn't use it for long...

MummyDoIt Tue 18-Oct-11 15:47:38

Ouch! That sounds painful. Can you have a telephone consultation with your GP to see if it's ok to continue to use the cream?

bebemoojem Tue 18-Oct-11 15:51:16

They're closed this aft (was thinking of open surgery hours tomorrow morning as being my choice) Maybe if I call them in the morning and ask for a call back when they have a moment it would be easier...tho it might not be until late afternoon that I hear anything.

Angel786 Wed 19-Oct-11 17:43:26

Take the kids and get it checked, you want to avoid any long term issues! I feel your pain, had a 3rd / 4th degree tear and they cut through the muscle! Are you on laxatives to avoid a painful poo again?

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