Obstetric fistula

What is Obstetric fistula?

Obstetric fistula (or vaginal fistula) is a medical condition in which a fistula (hole) develops between either the rectum and vagina (see rectovaginal fistula) or between the bladder and vagina (see vesicovaginal fistula) after severe or failed childbirth, when adequate medical care is not available.

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my wife underwent Hysterctomy-fiboid on 04 August 2012. She is 49 yrs. Today she developed a continious discharge from the vegina. A clear fluid....

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Can you let me know whether or not the discharge has any kind of smell and the amount of discharge that...

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I am now 6 weeks post low anterior resection of rectum for diverticulitis/vaginal fistula, with temporary ileostomy. I will be having a...

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Thanks for the question.

If surgery didn't involve your anal sphincters, then there are good a chance that you won’t have incontinence....

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