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Combined Hysterectomy Bladder Lift
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
I'm having a hysterectomy and a bladder lift done with the da Vinci arm at the same time. Will I have to go home with a catheter?
Can I vacuum a week after I had a hysterectomy and bladder sling. My dr said I can't lift anything more than 15-20lbs but not vacuuming.
Better safe than...:
Do you think you would never lift the vacuum?
It's probably better to wait. If you can't be sure, call your doctor. They know what they did and whether it would be safe.
The last thing you want is for them to have to go back and do the work again. ...Read more
70 year old fit woman with pelvic prolapse, had complete hysterectomy with bladder ip lift. Three weeks post op, still bleeding bright red?
Post op bleeding: I am not a surgeon--but bleeding 3 weeks post op does not sound usual for me--contact your surgeon ASAP ...Read more
Should my pelvin pain go away since I had hysterectomy a week ago and will it make my bladder weaker?
You are in the immed: Immediate post op period so all? S of this nature need to be asked to your surgeon as you surgeon knows you, how the surgery went what you pain tolerance is etc, because if your surgeon thinks you are having too much pain you need your surgeon to evaluate u to r/ o any post op complications which u may or may not, so call your surgeon now. ...Read more
In general which has a longer recovery time a robotic hysterectomy or a bladder sling WITH a recocele repair with out mesh for the recocele?
Pain: Generally, slings and minimally invasive hysterectomies, such as robotic, result in very little pain post-operatively. Rectocele repairs are variable from person to person but this usually results in more pain than either of the 2 above. Usually, after a couple of weeks, this pain will resolve also but initially, rectocele repair is usually more painful than robotic hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a hysterectomy in 08 also had tvt bladder sling fitted now suffering sharp pulling pains on lower right side unable to stand at times?
Go to see surgeon...: Record the onset, degree, duration, and interval, other pain- related activities over time with detailed sequence of events, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more history, physicals, possible tests, etc. So to deduce possible Dx for proposing possible Rx. Best wish... Clinically, surgery-related scar/neuroma/nerve entrapment needs to be considered although the time is somewhat remote back to.. ...Read more
Hmm...: Please visit your gyn surgeon to be sure.. ...Read more
My sisters dr nicked bladder during hysterectomy. Stitched and placed stent. How serious is this?
Should be fine: You may mean placed "catheter"in the urethra. If there was just "nick"in the bladder if is stitched, Foley catheter left in for 10days to be sure nick is healed. To be v.sure, cystogram can be done before removing the catheter. Leaving a ureteral stent is only done if there was injury to the ureter or the area called trigone very close to ureter (it is v.unusual to injure this area in hysterectomy) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Been having bladder spasms post hysterectomy 6 mo and bladder tacked w/ mesh 5+ yrs. Could it be mesh issues?
Needs evaluation: Bladder spasms can happen for all different reasons. If they started after your hysterectomy, it may have something to do with that surgery. You need to see your doctor and have a cystoscopy which is a procedure to look into your bladder and check for mass, stones, mesh, a reason for your spasms. Also, a study to evaluate how your bladder is functioning should be done, this is called urodynamics. ...Read more
What are the signs of bladder prolapse after hysterectomy 2 months, and is it dangerous and can it be fixed? Thank you.
Bulge: Most women describe a feeling like a bulge in their vagina. If your bladder has prolapsed, you can put your finger down and feel a ball-like structure poking out between your labia. Women also describe a pressure sensation. It's not dangerous save for the fact that sometimes puts you at increased risk for bladder infections. Yes it can definitely be fixed with pessary or surgery. See your md! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a hysterectomy on the 9th of December 2014. It's now 9weeks past and I suffer from a leaking and overactive bladder. What causes this?
Lack of Muscle: Support. This one of the common side effect women notice that Bladder control is compromised. You need to do Kiegel Exercise and talk to your Doctor about this problem so that early intervention and medical treatment can be given. Make sure you empty your bladder every 2 hours so as to avoid LEAKING. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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