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What are the symptoms of an obstetric fistula?

The most common symptoms of obstetric fistula are a foul-smelling discharge from your vagina and passing feces, pus, or gas from the vagina. Pain during sex and soreness or irritation between the anus and vaginal area may also occur. A person may also experience irritation or soreness inside the vagina and vulva area. Frequent urinary tract or vaginal infections may also be a problem.

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