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4th degree tear

Anyone ever tore during their labor? My doctor had to cut me (4th degree) because of the position but now the aftermath is quite scary because the stitches loosened so I have very little control over my bowel. I was told to wait a while for it to heal and possibly getting surgery in 2 weeks. Anyone ever dealt with this?
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I also tore and was cut. Still struggling to control going to
The bathroom. My ob will check me at the 6 week follow up but said it can take months to regain control. Lovely, Hope you start feeling better and don't need Surgery!!
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Wow! Thank you! Was it 4th degree?
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