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What causes pain around the laceration site during intercourse a year after childbirth?

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Hi I’m having some concerns I had a baby a year ago and I had third degree lacerations. I have been trying to have sexual intercourse and it hurts to bad to do so. It’s a lot of pressure and I can feel exactly where she came out at. I’m trying to figure out is it like this


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Is there anything else I could do besides another surgery?

Ok thank you
Tue, 29 May 2018 in Women's Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 34 minutes later
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Hello
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
I think the repair for the third degree lacerations was done too tightly.
Please ask your gynecologist to examine you and go for appropriate corrective or loosening surgery.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Take care


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Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Ask your gynecologist to look at it and. confirm the cause.
Gradual use of dilators can help.
Regular lubrication too would help.


You are most welcome dear.
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