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A 23-year-old female asked:

When im sitting down and i fart, i feel like air bubble leave near my vagina lips. is this fistula? no surgery or child birth?

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Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Not likely: A fistula is not likely in this situation. When you pass gas, it has to go somewhere. If you're sitting down, it's likely some of the air travels *ahem* forward and causes that sensation. If you're worried, your GYN take a look. Fístulas aren't very common in young, healthy patients.
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