Are prescription medications available for an obstetric fistula?


Prescription medications are available for obstetric fistula, but they may not cure the illness. Your doctor may prescribe medications such as antibiotics to eliminate infection in your body. If you have Crohn's disease, your doctor may prescribe a medication called Remicade to control this condition as well so that your obstetric fistula condition will not become worse. To cure the illness, surgery is a likely option.

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Digestive Diseases

Digestive diseases, also known as gastrointestinal diseases, are disorders that affect your esophagus, stomach and small and large intestines. The symptoms of digestive diseases vary widely depending on which part of your digestiv...

e system is affected. Generally symptoms can be blood in your stool, a change in bowel habits, pain, weight loss or heartburn that is not relieved by antacids. See you doctor if you have any of these signs of digestive disease.

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