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Just curious

While delivering my baby I had to be cut down there, after I heard my dr told a nurse I have a 3rd degree cut. How big is that? I know he cut me 3 times, but i wonder how do they count by cm? inches? or other way?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:10 PM on Jan. 2, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • 3rd degree tear goes to the anus but not through it (that would be a 4th degree tear).

    Answer by Southerncharmes at 2:12 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • Ouch! not sure. I tore and had to be stitched, but never heard anything about how bad it was.

    Answer by asholan_07 at 2:12 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

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