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What can cause a fistula between vagina and rectum?

What can cause a fistula between vagina and rectum?

Fistula: Fistulas are abnormal connections between to organs. Common causes of fistulas to the rectum are diverticulitis, history of a perirectal abscess that drains into the vagina, trauma, post-partum complication and tumors. The symptoms would be having fecal material drain from the vagina. These almost always require surgery to correct. ...Read more

Fistula (Definition)

A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more


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What are the causes of a fistula between vagina and rectum?

What are the causes of a fistula between vagina and rectum?

Could be from an: Infection, malignancy, radiation, crohn's, or traumatic. It requires a detailed history and physical including your obstetric history as well. You need to see a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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How to identify if there is a fistula between urethra and vagina?

How to identify if there is a fistula between urethra and vagina?

See doctor: Constant leakage of urine through vagina. See your doctor who can examine you and help identify the problem. ...Read more

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How will my gynecologist fix my fistula? (apparently there is a hole between my bladder and vagina? Does this affect fertility?

How will my gynecologist fix my fistula? (apparently there is a hole between my bladder and vagina? Does this affect fertility?

Complicated: This diagnosis is rare in young women unless you've had a vaginal delivery. But if it is the case, you'll probably need a urogynecologist, or someone who specializes in pelvic reconstruction. This is not a surgery that most gynecologists do every day. ...Read more

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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?

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. FĂ­stulas aren't very common in young, healthy patients. ...Read more

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Thought my GI was kidding saying I'm at high risk for rectovaginal fistula based on my CT scan. But I'm leaking stools from vagina now. What can I do?

Thought my GI was kidding saying I'm at high risk for rectovaginal fistula based on my CT scan. But I'm leaking stools from vagina now. What can I do?

See a colorectal: Surgeon asap. It sure sounds like you have that fistula they were talking to you about. It can be confirmed then your options explained based on your underlying condition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about post caesarean section vesico vaginal fistula. Wats d incidence?

Rare: Bladder injury during c/section is pretty rare, around 0.1%. Fortunately, most bladder injuries are recognized and repaired during the c/section and only a small fraction of bladder injuries end up as fistulas. Its rare enough that many Ob/Gyns go through their careers without seeing this complication. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a vaginal fistula now I have pain on my right side under my stomach near the pelvis why?

I have a vaginal fistula now I have pain on my right side under my stomach near the pelvis why?

May be related: Vaginal fistulas have many causes one cause is ileitis which may also cause right sided abdominal pain. You will need to speak to your provider about this new symptom. ...Read more

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Vagina has a bad odor?

Vagina has a bad odor?

Needs an evaluation: A vaginal discharge is anything coming from the vagina that is more than the scant amount of normal mucous that healthy women have. A discharge that has odor is usually an infection with germs such as bacteria, trichomonas, gonorrhea or chlamydia (discharge gets worse as infection gets worse). A woman with a discharge should see her doctor for an exam & medication. Avoid sex until after treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina hurt?

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Why does my vagina hurt?

Needcontext: There are a myriad of reasons for any particular, single symptom. We need to know the timing, setting, associated symptoms, etc, before we can even begin to give an educated guess. ...Read more

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Is it good to suck vagina?

Is it good to suck vagina?

Suck yes, Blow no: Never blow into the vagina with the labial lips closed as this can cause an air embolism (air in the veins which can travel to the heart and lungs causing death) and that would 'suck big time.'. ...Read more

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How do you clean a vagina?

How do you clean a vagina?

You don't!: The healthy vagina is like a self cleaning oven, it doesn't require the addition of "anything". ...Read more

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Is it good to suck vagina?

Is it good to suck vagina?

Cunnilingus: This sensation may be very stimulating to the female. Whether it is good or bad is not a judgement that I can make for the couple. However, diseases can be transmitted via oral sex. ...Read more

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How to clean a child vagina?

How to clean a child vagina?

Wet q-tip or cloth: The material that adheres to the outer folds can be teased off with a wet q-tip or cloth. Leave the inside alone & flood the area with water to rinse away an debris. Avoid soaps that will irritate the sensitive tissues. ...Read more

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Can I put mebo in my vagina?

Use of an ointment: That is made for treatment of hypertropic scars may be irritating to the tissues of the vagina. Don't recommend it ...Read more

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How do I keep my vagina wet?

How do I keep my vagina wet?

Gynecologist: Your gynecologist may prescribe either topical estrogen cream, skin patch, or place you on oral estrogen with or without Progesterone only if he/she feels it's warranted after examining you. The least amount of these medications should be used for this problem. ...Read more

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Itch vagina what should I do?

See your doctor: There are numerous reasons for itching. Have your doctor examine and make the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do you get pains in vagina?

Why do you get pains in vagina?

Constant or with sex: It is my understanding that there can be many causes for vaginal pain, and the list of potential causes can only be narrowed by knowing more about the nature of the pain and whether it seems associated with specific activities or with any other factors. Before offing more, would need nature of pain, frequency, apparently related factors and/or symptoms, when it occurs, duration, and intensity. ...Read more

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Why might your vagina swell up?

Why might your vagina swell up?

Yeast?: There are many things that can cause vaginal swelling. The most common cause is a yeast infection. Other causes are herpes and a host of skin conditions such as eczema, vulvar dystrophies, etc. Sexual irritation due to rough sex or poor lubrication can also cause this. Your Ob/Gyn is trained to distinguish between these problems and give you the correct diagnosis. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What yogurt does to the vagina?

Yogurt beneficial: Yogourt when it is alive and active is beneficial as it supports normal vaginal bacterial. ...Read more

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Could my vagina be falling off?

Could my vagina be falling off?

Unlikely.: I have never heard of a vagina falling off so rest easy Mickey! What can be happening is pelvic organ prolapse. Muscle and ligaments can weaken as we age and is more common in women who are obese, had several children, and smoke. See your GYN as there are exercises, pessaries, and surgery which can help you. Good luck! ...Read more

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How come my vagina opening itch?

How come my vagina opening itch?

A medical eval will: Likely answer that question. Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, feminine spray, contraceptive foam/ jelly or ointments or creams); stress; pinworm; menopause (vaginal drying); precancerous lesions ; stress. ...Read more

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What can we do for vagina odour?

What can we do for vagina odour?

Maybe BV: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Can neropothy affect the vagina?

Yes: There are pain conditions of the vagina and vulva that can be due to nerve issues. ...Read more

Lymphatic (Definition)

Arteries and veins carry blood around the body. Fluid leaks out and bathes the tissues and is returned to the heart by a system of vessels termed the lymphatic system. Without it fluid would accumulate in tissues ...Read more