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Digestive Health

What are the risks of a repair of rectocele or enterocele?

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  • AHealthwise answered

    Risks of rectocele and enterocele repair are uncommon but include:

    • Urinary retention.
    • Bladder injury.
    • Bowel or rectal injury.
    • Infection.
    • Painful intercourse.
    • Formation of an abnormal connection or opening between two organs (fistula).


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