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How long should I wait to drive after my total hysterectomy with removal of ovaries and bladder sling?

How long should I wait to drive after my total hysterectomy with removal of ovaries and bladder sling?

Depends: We usually recommend 2 weeks off from driving but it depends on how you are feeling and if you had an open procedure or laparscopic hysterectomy. For uncomplicated laparascopic procedures 1-2 weeks. Ask your md what she recommends. ...Read more

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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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In general how long will someone be sore/in pain after having bladder sling and recocele surgery?

In general how long will someone be sore/in pain after having bladder sling and recocele surgery?

2 weeks: Rectocele will hurt more than the sling. Most of my patients awill return to sit down jobs in 2-3weks. Drive by 10 days post op. ...Read more

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I am in stage 4 kidnesy disease from taking lithium for to long. I also have a bladder sling. I have been having pain on my right side flank and hip ?

I am in stage 4 kidnesy disease from taking lithium for to long. I also have a bladder sling.  I have been having pain on my right side flank and hip ?

.? What is question: I am sorry the way u feel , it can be hard , very hard. U need to see a nephrologist and may be pain manegement physician. ...Read more

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What are the problems of a bladder sling?

What are the problems of a bladder sling?

Varies.: Most pt who have a sling do not have problems. Sometimes a sling either does not work or stops working. Less commonly some women will have pain, painful intercourse, difficulty urinating or other problems. Sometimes it is necessary to remove the sling. ...Read more

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What are potential bladder sling complications?

What are potential bladder sling complications?

Bladder slings: Depends on type of procedure to some degree. In general, the possible complications are: urinary retention, wound infection, erosion of the sling, pain with sexual intercourse and failure to correct the incontinence ...Read more

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I got a bladder sling and i want it out what do you think?

I got a bladder sling and i want it out what do you think?

Problems?: Some women have symptoms of pain from slings. Vaginal pain in the area of the sling, pain with intercourse, pain with other activities, difficulty emptying your bladder and recurrent uti's are all possible symptoms. You need to see someone who has experience dealing with mesh complications to determine if your sling is the problem. You do not need to remove a sling that is not causing problems. ...Read more

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Should i still be self-cath 5 y postoperative bladder sling?

Should i still be self-cath 5 y postoperative bladder sling?

No.: It is not normal to have to use self catheterization 5 years after a bladder sling procedure. You need to be evaluated to determine if sling is obstructing the urethra or if something else is wrong. See someone with a lot of experience dealing with mesh related complications. Get another opinion if needed. ...Read more

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Who in evansville ind.Will remove a mesh bladder sling am having trouble had 2 put in they took some errosion off of one of them

Who in evansville ind.Will remove a mesh bladder sling am having trouble had 2 put in they took some errosion off of one of them

Suggest following: Asjk your family dr who he/she would send their spouse or daughter to for such surgery, unless the dr sent u 2 surgeon in first place. Then ask any dr or nurse friends u know who they recommend. I suggest female urologist if uro-gynecologist placed mesh sling or vice versa. Personally know drs at indiana university department of urology, one of very best in usa as alternative to going locally. ...Read more

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How complicated is the bladder sling operation?

How complicated is the bladder sling operation?

Sling procedure: In general urethral sling operations used in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence are associated with very minimal complications and have a very high success rate and most people are satisfied with the procedure. However as with all surgeries complications can occur and should be discussed treating physician for proceeding with surgery. ...Read more

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