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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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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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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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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 am 61, have had a hysterectomy, then a bladder suspension mesh, and now have been prescribed estrace (estradiol) 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 (estradiol) 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 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?

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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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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