Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious injuries during the pregnancy. In medical terms the fistula refers to hole, which is develops in between the vagina and rectum is called as rectovaginal fistula, fistula develops in between the vagina and the bladder is called vesicovaginal fistula. Symptoms of obstetrics fistula includes leaking urine or faeces these can lead to urinary or vaginal infections. obstetric fistula can affect on future pregnancies and also fertility. Only surgical treatment is the key to treat the obstetric fistula.
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Last date updated on September, 2014