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Failed Rectocele Repair
You should discuss the planned procedure and post-op care with your surgeon.
Generally, a rectocele (posterior) repair recovery time is relatively short. You should be up and walking the day after surgery. You may experience some vaginal and rectal discomfort and pressure.
You may be back to relatively normal activities except for heavy lifting and sexual activity within a couple of weeks. ...Read more
I had a total diVinci hyster 11/14. I now have gr 3 rectocele and 3 cystocele. Could they have happened from the hyster? When should I have it repaire
Here are some. ..: The cystorectocele to a degree after hysterectomy is nothing uncommon, but indicates you have weak pelvic supporting muscles & tissues, which may in turn predispose its recurrence although surgical repair may be inevitable. As to when and how to repair it, that should be decided after proper evaluation & counseling though collaborating with surgical specialist of such procedures. Best wish. .. ...Read more
Had rectocele repaired 7m ago. It feels like there's a pocket all around my anal opening. I can get bm out but little pieces get stuck. Is this normal?
Check repair: The rectocoele repair done previously may be "breaking down" or infected. Have your previous surgeon evaluate the area. ...Read more
Not sure of your: Question. Have you had these operations or are you considering it? You can request a consult with me on Health Tap Concierge if you would like to have a more in-depth conversation ...Read more
54yrs-cyctocele and rectocele repair 3 years ago and lost 80 lbs - cyctocele is back how do I know if recto else is back. Bladder gets dry & painful?
I had rectocele repair one year ago. No problems since but was wondering whether anal sex is something I shouldn't try?
Yes: Cystocele and rectoceles are essentially hernias in the wall of the vagina. All of the repairs currently recommended with strengthen and tighten the vagina. ...Read more
I've got an embarrassing problem. I've got both a cystocele and a rectocele. What type of doctor can repair these?
Do your homework: A gynecologist, urogynecologist or uroogist most commonly perform this type of surgery. Be sure that your surgeon has a lot of experience performing these types of procedures. Selecting the appropriate type of repair for your specific issue is very important and will effect your outcome and long term satisfaction. Don't hesitate to get a second opinion. ...Read more
I have a grade 3 cystocele & rectocele I'm having repaired on the 27/11/15, how long after my surgery can I lift up my 15mth old, 12kilo daughter again?
Yes: If you explain that is part of your goal, usually the gyn will avoid this though so as not to cause problems with painful intercourse. Instead they will build up the support at the opening which in effect narrows the opening, making things more snug. See a gyn with a lot of reconstructive experience though like a urogynecologist. ...Read more
I'm having stress incontinence and rectocele repair surgery as back to back procedures. What can I expect afterwards. Can you explain the procedures?
Vaginal rectocele repair 7 days ago. Initial vaginal discharge day 6 red bleeding now changing pad every 2/3 hrs. No pain.?
See u r Gyn: Stitches can tear the vagina and u should get in for an exam. ...Read more
Had rectocele repair. I feel my bm bulge behind now opposite my vagina. It's been 2 months and not getting better. Knees bent up doesn't help. Normal?
Go see the surgeon: You need to make a return visit to the surgeon who did your rectocoele repair. ...Read more
Grade 2 cystocele and rectocele grade 1-2 uterine prolapse. No sensation of heaviness etc would you repair while doing sling for stress incontenence?
Probable not: If you are currently asymptomatic, I would probably not recommend repairing the cystocele or rectocele providing they are not causing any issues. That said, a number of factors go into determining whether to have surgery or not. I would suggest you discuss your options with your physician and follow their recommendation. ...Read more
What Pilates exercises should I avoid if 3 months out from an umbilical hernia repair and a rectocele repair? What would be the best exercises for me?
I had trouble passing extremely large hard stool and had some vaginal bleeding. Had rectocele repair 8 yrs ago, and labiaplasty.
Had rectocele repair with vag hysterectomy but have the same symptoms as before including bulge in vagina and needing to "splint". Can anything else be done? Surgeon says he's fixed problem
Second opinion: If you have symptoms of a bulge and require splinting to have a bowel movement then you may have a recurrent rectocele. It cannot hurt to get a second opinion about this problem. Any type of repair can fail. If your rectocele has returned it can be repaired again. Your doctor can help determine the best treatment. ...Read more
55yo fe had colon resection 7yrs ago & rectocele/cyctocele repair 5yrs ago. Now need repair with hysterectomy as cervix is to. Need colon specialist?
Just had rectocele and cystocele repaired 2w po could I be leaking urine into my vagina? My pad is really wet but not really a color to it. Thanks
Call your surgeon: ASAP, yes that is possible. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had my uterus and cervix removed due to prolapse at age 27. I also had rectocele repair. I just turned 29 and each time I have a bm I have to push my rectum back in. What should I do?
See your surgeon: Most likely recurrent prolapseGet a more detailed answer ›
Two weeks post-surgery rectocele/cystocele/manchester repairs. Strong anal pressure, sense of constipation (normal stools), painful flatulence. Norm?
It's still early on - your anorectal region is adapting.
Speak with the surgeon that did your operation. ...Read more