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A 25-year-old female asked:

I think i may be passing stool through my vagina when i have "soft" stools, no gas. also, i seem to have bleeding rectally during my period. thoughts?

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Dr. Gregory Gilbert
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Sounds bad: This could certainly be a rectovaginal (the vagina and colon somehow now communicate) fistula and you should get evaluated by a physician. This may require surgery to correct.

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Last updated May 29, 2014

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