Are there different types of vaginal tears?
Vaginal tears are classified depending on how severe they are. A first-degree tear only affects the skin around the vagina, while the most severe tear, a fourth-degree tear, extends all the way back to the anus and includes the lining of the bowel.
Author: Chay Goebel
First answered: 15 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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