I have a fistula that attaches from my outer skin to my rectum and it drains stool throughout the day. My doctor does not seem too concerned, because it is not causing me too much pain. He even decided to take me off of the antibiotics to see if the fistula would be ok. He actually said it may be one of those annoying things I may have to deal with. I am lucky that I do not have many problems with it after reading all the other stories about fistulas, however it is getting very hot in Ontario and I would love to go swimming, but with stool draining I don't. Has anyone been in this situation and could they give me some advice on whether they went swimming and how they handled the drainage. I am going on holidays on Fri and would love to swim in the ocean, but not sure if I will be able to.