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Bladder Tuck Surgery
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
Maybe: Six pack abs occur from reducing the amount of overlying fat that conceals the muscles. For women to have six pack abs they have to lose weight to the point that it might be unhealthy. Plastic surgery can help after pregnancy which can stretch out the muscles overlying the abdomen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you die from liposuction in your thighs and stomach? How expensive is it verses tummy tucks (witch hazel) or any kind of stomach surgery?
Yes: Serious complications can occur from any procedure. Be sure to see a board certified plastic surgeon. Liposuction is a body contouring surgery not a weightloss procedure. The risk of death is associated with a rare complication called fat embolism which can occur with even the most experienced surgeons. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is mesh used in a bladder tuck, and could your bladder drop so far down as to it would be laying on the pelvic bone?
Most repairs can be : completed using your own tissue and stitches. Mesh is still appropriate in some cases. When used by an experienced gyn surgeon or urogynecologist it has reasonable risks. I am not sure what you mean by "laying on the pelvic bone". A prolapsed bladder can cause symptoms of pressure or pain in the pelvis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
For 2+ weeks treating extn'l hemorrhoids with hydroctisone, sitz baths, & witch hazel, beside surgery what else can be done to reduce (not painful)?
More time: Hemorrhoid symptoms range from mild discomfort to burning, itching, bleeding, pressure, mass or lump in the perianal area. Symptoms managed with shower, hairdryer to area, creams, antifungals, and Lidocaine gels applied locally. More severe pain, bleeding may be a fissure. A bowel regimen, laxatives, fiber, increased dietary liquids, probiotics to achieve 2 soft stools daily. Then time. ...Read more
Football player with internal hemmroids, discomfort. Fiber, water, diet, witch hazel hasn't helped. I need to lift, what do I do? Band surgery help?
Yes: Banding is a good first step. A small, thin rubber band is placed on the dilated vein (hemorrhoid) and the vein dies off and drys up. This works fo many people. But if you continue to have problems you will need to have them excised (cut out). Try banding 1st-- a surgeon, colorectal surgeon or even some GI specialists will do that for you. Good luck. ...Read more
What should I do if I have recently had a hysterectomy / bladder suspension / hernia repair operation and my bladder is not working?
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?
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