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Dropped Bladder Repair
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
Bladder mesh problem: The incidence of bladder mesh complications (infection/pain/erosion/retention/....) is actually very "low" if properly applied/implanted. One should be careful and ascertain the physician's expertise in these specific surgical procedures: obviously, i would trust a reputable individual that is experienced and can demonstrate his/her expertise...... ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Look: Very often, you can see the bladder protruding between the labia while on the toilet. It takes physical exam to determine if this is the bladder, cervix, vaginal cuff (after hysterectomy) or the rectum that is "falling out". Surgical repair can be curative if symptoms are annoying. ...Read more
Here are some...: Bladder drop to prolapse all results from pelvic floor muscle weakness, which is chiefly related to childbirth, aging, etc., but presents on its different stage of weakness. At its early stage, bladder drop is visible but still inside vaginal outlet; at its later severe stage, bladder/vaginal wall becomes obviously visible out of vagina. In short, it is the same at different stage of full spectrum ...Read more
4 to 6 weeks: After bladder support surgery, the recovery is generally considered complete after about 6 months. But, most surgeons recommend no lifting over 10 to 15 pounds for the first six weeks and careful increases in activity until about 6 months passes. It takes about a month to get half the strength back in the tissue operated on, and about 6 months to get full strength. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on if the surgery is done only to correct incontinence, or if you have repair of prolapse (dropping). Also, it depends on what type of activities you want to do. In general the healing to return to most daily activities is 2-6 weeks. Heavy lifting or strenuous exercise may have to be delayed for several months because it takes the body this long to form scar tissue. ...Read more
Can a breech baby cause or worsen a cystocele? Also, can standing up for too long worsen it as well? I'm 26w7d with breech baby that kicks bladder.
Does metformin cause me to go to the bathrm all day? or is it a dropped bladder, just started in a calling center, how do i avoid so many trips?
Peeing too much?: 56 F US: Does metformin cause me to go to the bathrm all day? or is it a dropped bladder, just started in a calling center, how do i avoid so many trips? ANS: you need to find out the cause of the excess peeing. I would keep a pee diary with how much peed each time for a few days. They show to your Dr. Also keep track of amounts of fluid drank around the clock. ...Read more
Many options: There are many options. Many consider sacrocolpopexy the gold standard with failure rates below 10%. Many surgeons have reported excellent results with vaginal approaches. Both using non absorbable mesh. Still other surgeons report good results with traditional repairs, native tissue, despite literature suggesting high failure rates, 40 to 50%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having lower back pain that shoots pain to legs.I do have buldging desks but never pain like this.Also dropped bladder can MRI show everything?
Cystocele from c-hyst 20yr ago. Now 2 bladder infections in 3mo: 1st e coli now gbs. Got Macrobid before culture came back, still pain 4 days later?
May be cystoocele : Rather than uti. See a gyn or urogynecologist. ...Read more
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