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I had my jpouch removed 2+ yrs ago, due to many issues, including a pouch/vaginal-opening fistula, and another perianal abscess/fistula. I’m closed up with Barbie Butt except a small opening that was left for drainage (which I believe is closed now), and which didn’t drain a whole lot to begin with.

Since my surgeries, I’ve had a bit of trouble fully emptying my bladder, but figured I could live with that. However, for the past few months, I’ve been experiencing a more disturbing symptom, in that I have some sort of leaks (or more descriptive – “squirts”) from somewhere “down there”. This almost always happens while sitting, or while emptying my ostomy bag. Not an every day thing, it happens approximately weekly – I’ll have a few days to a week where it does not happen. I don’t think it’s urine, it has no odor, and seems darker than urine. Very thin and watery. I wear pantiliners, so it’s usually caught in the pad. Sorry for the unpleasant description, but that’s pretty much it!

Some of my thoughts are fistula (please no), or nerve damage from the surgeries. I have an appt with a urogynecologist, but not ‘til August. I’m just asking if anyone has any insight or experience with such an annoyance?

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Thanks for sharing, katenet.  I was able to see the PA who did a few tests and thinks I may have a small fistula.  Will probably be doing some imaging to see what we can see.  I was given some pelvic floor exercises for the urinary thing, but it's not certain what's going on there.  I'll keep you posted if/when anything else comes up.   

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