Rectovaginal fistula

What is Rectovaginal fistula?

Rectovaginal fistula is a medical condition where there is an abnormal connection between rectum and vagina. A vaginal fistula that opens in rectum. If the opening between the rectum and vagina is wide it will allow both flatulence and feces to escape through the vagina, leading to fecal incontinence.

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I have been diagnosed with diverticulities but also have a rectovaginal fistula which at first was horrendous with faeces coming through the vagina...

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Hi.
Thanks for your query.
Noted the history and understood your concerns.
Severe attack of diverticulitis and causing the complication of...

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Hello, can you help? I have a permanent stoma following bowel cancer in 2007 (and then 6 mnths of chemo ) for over a yr i have had awful foul...

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If you have a permanent stoma and your doctor thinks that you have a rectovaginal fistula, the first thing that you need to exclude is a recurrence...

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I had a colonoscopy which the GI Dr. found some polyps and took a biopsy, My Gyn ordered a CT Scan because she suspected a rectovaginal fistula,...

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Hi and welcome to HCM.
You should see both doctors but also you need to see abdominal surgeon because he is the one who can treat fistula which is...

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Hello, 2 months ago I gave birth to my son. I had to get a small episiotomy and as the midwife made the small incision she cut into my rectum which...

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First off I have had an ileostomy so I have a stoma through ulcerative colitis, i had my rectum removed last jan. since then i have had a...

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I have been diagnosed with diverticulities but also have a rectovaginal fistula which at first was horrendous with faeces coming through the vagina...

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I think I saw poop come out of my vagina an hour ago ..is that possible, What should I don

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i have been having some bowel problems for a while leaking feaces. and now am feeling poo coming out of my vagina while on the toliet and i have...

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hi lately i have been passing wind through the vagina and leaking poo on my underwear

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I have a rectovaginal fistula as a result of vaginal childbirth. I had it surgically repaired 7 months after childbirth but the surgery was not...

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