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What exactly is the risk of leaving a small rectovaginal fistula alone?Will surgical repair cause more complications w/thin septum from prior lar/tme?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Raymond Whitted
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Complex answer

http://www.m.webmd.
com/women/tc/vaginal-fistula-topic-overview.

In brief: Complex answer

http://www.m.webmd.
com/women/tc/vaginal-fistula-topic-overview.
Dr. Raymond Whitted
Dr. Raymond Whitted
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In brief: Best option treatmen

If it is left alone, stool will enter vagina, stool and flatus coming through will not pleasant, besides gives vaginal infections, surgical correction ( in a non malignant type ) will have excellent results and normal life , please consult a gynecological surgeon who is well versed to handle in this kind of problems

In brief: Best option treatmen

If it is left alone, stool will enter vagina, stool and flatus coming through will not pleasant, besides gives vaginal infections, surgical correction ( in a non malignant type ) will have excellent results and normal life , please consult a gynecological surgeon who is well versed to handle in this kind of problems
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine

In brief: Chronic Infection

I think you should discuss this with an experienced surgeon, to fix the defect, otherwise not correcting it is more risky and complicated, leading you to more complicated major surgical procedures due to infections.

In brief: Chronic Infection

I think you should discuss this with an experienced surgeon, to fix the defect, otherwise not correcting it is more risky and complicated, leading you to more complicated major surgical procedures due to infections.
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: See a specialist

Someone with a lot of experience with fistula repair, as they can be difficult.
But leaving it alone can cause recurrent infections from stool getting into the vagina.

In brief: See a specialist

Someone with a lot of experience with fistula repair, as they can be difficult.
But leaving it alone can cause recurrent infections from stool getting into the vagina.
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Dr. Bruce Pierce
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