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    Default Helping a 4th degree tear heal?

    Any advice or recommendations on this? I had bub 6 days ago and have one....obviously I'm following everything doc/physio recommended but just wondering if there are any other tips.... TIA

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    When I had my 3B I did a few things to make it heal.

    I got some Arnica spray from a health food store / Chemist and kept spraying that under my tongue as per the instructions.

    Then on the tear, I kept it very dry after using the loo or showering and then about a week later got some witch hazel and dabbed it on the scar. WH is astringent so dried it up quickly and closed the scar.

    Once it was dry and not scabby, I then popped Vit E capsules open and directly applied the oil onto the scar.

    Next important thing will be doing your exercises to restore the pelvic floor..

    All the best..

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    No advice but I'm sorry to hear you had a 4th degree tear I had one too 4 months ago. Keep up the pain killers, I found it stung the most when the stitches were dissolving (I think around 10 days), but just know it gets better!
    Congratulations on your bub, enjoy babymoon as best as you can!


 

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