Is it safe to wear a tampon if you have a rectovaginal fistula?

Rectovaginal fistula. If you have a fistula you should worry more about that than the actual tampon. Fistulas are very worrisome and they should be treated. Good hygiene its a must when having a rectovaginal fistula in order to avoid infections.

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Is it safe to have a colonoscopy if you had rectovaginal fistula?

Yes. If you have a rectovaginal fistula or have had one repaired there should be no problems with a colonoscopy. The colonoscope should pass right by the area without any problems. In rare instances, the fistula may be so large, the colonoscope can pass through this fistula. Even in this instance, a trained endoscopist should be able to manage this. A colorectal surgeon can repair this for you. Read more...