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Are there over-the-counter medications for an obstetric fistula?

There are no over-the-counter medications to completely treat an obstetric fistula. Obstetric fistulas are treated with prescribed medications, such as antibiotics to help to eliminate infection in the woman's body, and surgery. A doctor must be consulted for treatment of an obstetric fistula.

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