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Doctor insights on: Bladder Lift Surgery

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How much pain after bladder lift surgery?

How much pain after bladder lift surgery?

Bladder surgery pain: If done well, there usually is very little pain/discomfort afterwards attributable just to the surgery. Other factors may cause post-operative discomfort such as any vaginal packing, dressings, a reaction to tape, infection, hematoma, ..... ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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I have complications from bladder lift surgery?

I have complications from bladder lift surgery?

Be persistent: It is possible to get help for pain or problems relating to vaginal mesh. Many women have trouble finding someone to help them. This can be very frustrating. You need to see someone with a lot of experience taking care of women with mesh complications to determine if your problems are from the mesh and to help decide on the best course of action. ...Read more

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What kind of bladder lift surgeries are safe and effective? I have heard very little about the mesh and that it isnt good.

What kind of  bladder lift surgeries are safe and effective? I have heard very little about the mesh and that it isnt good.

There are a number: Sling surgeries use a type of tape, tissue or mesh placed under the urethra to keep it in its normal position. The tape surgeries can be brief, but if mesh is placed, deep incisions are involved: it is longer/more hospitalization. Some risk of mesh complications. Retropubic suspension surgery is major surgery where the vaginal wall is sutured to supporting ligaments. All about 80% effective. ...Read more

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I've been on Detrol, Ditropan LA, Vesicare, Enablex, and now Myrbetriq for OAB for a number of years and had a bladder lift sling surgery done about 12 years ago. However, the frequency and urge have returned with a vengeance! I am up appx. every 2 hours

I've been on Detrol, Ditropan LA, Vesicare, Enablex, and now Myrbetriq for OAB for a number of years and had a bladder lift sling surgery done about 12 years ago. However, the frequency and urge have returned with a vengeance!  I am up appx. every 2 hours

OAB: You're describing an overactive bladder. If medications aren't helping and voiding on a schedule or "retraining" isn't helpful, you may want to consider other options such as Botox or Interstim. You should see a specialist in female pelvic medicine for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a hysterectomy and bladder lift done during the same surgery?

Has anyone had a hysterectomy and bladder lift done during the same surgery?

Very common: It is very common to do bladder surgery at the same time as a hysterectomy for patients with incontinence or a prolapsed (falling) bladder. A variety of surgical techniques can be used. ...Read more

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I had surgery on 6?29/2011 on prolaps bladder lift I have had problems from the get go I have monarc mesh tape in me i don't have $ 4 2nd opion hurting

I had surgery on 6?29/2011 on prolaps bladder lift I have had problems from the get go I have monarc mesh tape in me i don't have $ 4 2nd opion hurting

Surgeon review: I recommend that you return to see the surgeon who completed the initial operative repair. The surgeon should see you for evaluation at limited or no cost. This is a difficult problem... No way to provide an answer in this limited forum. ...Read more

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I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?

I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?

Why not: After successful repair of hernia , should be able to resume all the activities progressively you did before surgery , best person to answer is your surgeon , will advise you the limitations once you heal completely . ...Read more

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What are the signs that bladder is pro lapsing 2 months after surgery?

Do you mean uterus: If after hysterectomy, we have to differentiate vault prolpase of the upper end of vagina which is closed with sutures after removal of the uterus wich we call as vault prolpase . The descent of the urinary bladder is called cystocele which you can see while urinating as a bulging pink balloon like structure visible , also you can have frequency of urination, feeling of urgency to urinate, UTI symp. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your bladder has come undone after having surgery?

How can you tell if your bladder has come undone after having surgery?

Female?: Usually a change in urinary habits. Difficulty voiding, urinary retention, incontinence can all be seen. Consult with your gyn or urology surgeon that performed your initial surgery if possible. They have your old records and know you best. ...Read more

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In regards to bladder surgery, what does tut mean?

In regards to bladder surgery, what does tut mean?

It is ...: TUT is an informal saying of bladder suspension for correcting stress urinary incontinence for females, which can be done safely under experienced hands, but remember its outcome may not last forever because we only can surgically correct the anatomical position of urethra-related muscle tube, not able to stop aging effects, which will surely weak the muscles anywhere beneath the skin... ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bladder surgery?

What is the definition or description of: bladder surgery?

Bladder surgery.: Surgery on the bladder can be performed using open, larparoscopic, or endoscopic approaches. Indications for bladder surgery include bladder tumors, which are removed by transurethral resection. Invasive tumors require bladder removal, or radical cystectomy. Structural problems, diverticuli, neurogenic or poorly compliant bladder, and bladder stones are other reasons for surgery. ...Read more

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What is the surgery where the bladder is shifted? Is it successful?

What is the surgery where the bladder is shifted? Is it successful?

I am not sure: I am not sure what condition this type of surgery would be done. If you are talking about prolapsed bladder, there are different types of surgery. There is a sling surgery that basically involves putting a band around the bladder to support it. Whether it is successful or not in your case, you must be examined by gyn urologist and have your options laid out to you. ...Read more

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Can one have alcohol the night before surgery to remove bladder leisions?

Can one have alcohol the night before surgery to  remove bladder leisions?

Free country: You can do anything you want, but why risk it? Alcohol is a known carcinogen and a known toxin to the body, but it's become a cultural norm for people to consume it. To have the best results of surgery, it's usually recommended to refrain from alcohol, smoking tobacco or marijuana, excessive activities, ilicit drug use, but it's a free country. ...Read more

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I'm having surgery on my gal bladder soon what can I expect afterwards pain wise health wise does it make changes in my body?

Depends : Pain, is very subjective but most people not too bad. Tolerable and can be controlled with pain meds. Body wise, small scars that healed great an normal life usually. About 5 percent of females may have loose stools for a period of time but it will usually improve. No weight loss or gain and yes you can eat fat after a gallbladder operation. www.drlugo.com. ...Read more

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Itogisy advised need operation to enlarge the origice in bladder to prtfos cystoscopy. All my tests are normal can I refuse such surgery?

Itogisy advised need operation to enlarge the origice in bladder to prtfos cystoscopy. All my tests are normal can I refuse such surgery?

Yes: Nobody can force you to have a procedure.What do youmean by"itogisy".Enlarge "orifice in bladder",I assume you mean the urethral orifice.If the doctor is recommending cystoscopy at your age of 79 and your urethral orifice is too small,chances are you have a slow stream & your prostate needs checking.It is not possible to get scope in unless orifice is enlarged.It sounds like you are in good hands. ...Read more