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What is bladder suspension surgery?

What is bladder suspension surgery?

Depends on type: It is a procedure to help with stress incontinence. The procedure helps to replace the bladder/urethral angle. It can involve mesh, tape, or suture depending on the procedure. ...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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My doctor told me I have a large uterus. I'm having a hysterectomy and bladder tack done in the next 2 months. Would I have to have an abdominal?

My doctor told me I have a large uterus. I'm having a hysterectomy and bladder tack done in the next 2 months. Would I have to have an abdominal?

Ask the surgeon: You need to ask this question to the surgeon who is doing the surgery whether he/she is going to do abdominal, laparoscopy, robot assisted or vaginal hystrectomy. ...Read more

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I keep getting UTI's about every 6weeks to the 3 months. It started 3yrs ago after my bladder tack. Any way to help the problem?

I keep getting UTI's about every 6weeks to the 3 months. It started 3yrs ago after my bladder tack.  Any way to help the problem?

Urology appt if not : Drink water based drinks including cranberry. It has a natural antibiotic. Not just with infection but everyday. Super hygiene. Wipe front to back and drop the tissue. If trouble with stains after BM. Use wash cloth to finish or baby wipes. Pee before and after sex. Be sure sex partner is clean. If not circumcised be double sure no smegms under foreskin. You may need a cysto etc ...Read more

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Can bladder suspension cause back pain?

Can bladder suspension cause back pain?

Possible: Sometimes these can be associated with a urinary tract infection that can present as back pain. Sometimes the activity restriction post op may allow for back pain to occur as well. It is unlikely that the actual surgery caused the back pain unless it took an extended period of time to perform with your body in that one position. ...Read more

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I am 61, have had a hysterectomy, then a bladder suspension mesh, and now have been prescribed estrace cream to avoid mesh protrusion is this normal?

I am 61, have had a hysterectomy, then a bladder suspension mesh, and now have been prescribed estrace cream to avoid mesh protrusion is this normal?

Yes: This is very standard after the surgeries you described. Using the estrogen cream will help reduce problems with the mesh, which are actually quite rare. The cream helps to tissue stay healthy and lubricated. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have recently had a hysterectomy / bladder suspension / hernia repair operation and my bladder is not working?

See your dr: Sometimes the bladder repairs tight and blocks your urethra. Sometimes is as simple as retraining your bladder again. Nevertheless it is very important to have this checked. ...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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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

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

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