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Vaginal leaking

I have some unpleasant vaginal odor and discharge. Recently, I have noticed that when I wipe myself after having a bowel movement, it appears as though a small amount of feces is coming from my vagina. I did some checking online and the only condition I could find that corresponded with these symptoms that applied to me was cervical cancer. I have never had any children, nor I have ever been pregnant. I have an appointment with a gynecologist next week, but the thought of waiting a week to get this checked out, now that I know that these symptoms might be attributable to cancer, is causing me a lot of anxiety.

I have no other symptoms that apply to cervical cancer, to the best of my knowledge.  I have some chronic, but minor, GI problems and pretty intense headaches that occur once or twice a month (these problems are not new and I have always attributed them to stress).  Since my last pap smear in June 2004, I have had sexual intercourse with two men.  One of the encounters was protected by a condom.  The other was while I was in a monogomous relationship and while I was on the pill, we rarely used condoms.  

I am hoping that these symptoms can be attributed to something else other than cancer.  If anyone can offer me any additional information, I would be greatly appreciative!

Thanks!
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Check into a fistula that connects the rectum to the vagina.  That could be a place to start also.  I would contact my physician.
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Good advice xrayu2.  These were my thoughts too!
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A weak muscle wall between the rectum and vagina can cause it among other things.  Keep me posted!!
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Thanks...I have called and asked for an earlier appointment and will be seen this afternoon.

So are fistulas and prolapses both treatable?  

I read a little about the fistulas and it seemed like they were most common in women who have given birth, which I haven't.  I hope hope hope that you are all right.

Thanks again.
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yeah, i agree, cervical cancer hardly shows any symptoms and when it does it doesnt come out of nowhere. fistula or a prolapse i'm sure. gook to yad luc
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Hello, I have had the same thing happen to me! =( Could you let me know what it was?
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