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How Much Pain After Bladder Lift Surgery
Bladder surgery pain: If done well, there usually is very little pain/discomfort afterwards attributable just to the surgery. Other factors may cause post-operative discomfort such as any vaginal packing, dressings, a reaction to tape, infection, hematoma, ..... ...Read more
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
Be persistent: It is possible to get help for pain or problems relating to vaginal mesh. Many women have trouble finding someone to help them. This can be very frustrating. You need to see someone with a lot of experience taking care of women with mesh complications to determine if your problems are from the mesh and to help decide on the best course of action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery on 6?29/2011 on prolaps bladder lift I have had problems from the get go I have monarc mesh tape in me i don't have $ 4 2nd opion hurting
Surgeon review: I recommend that you return to see the surgeon who completed the initial operative repair. The surgeon should see you for evaluation at limited or no cost. This is a difficult problem... No way to provide an answer in this limited forum. ...Read more
I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?
I've been on Detrol, Ditropan LA, Vesicare, Enablex, and now Myrbetriq for OAB for a number of years and had a bladder lift sling surgery done about 12 years ago. However, the frequency and urge have returned with a vengeance! I am up appx. every 2 hours
OAB: You're describing an overactive bladder. If medications aren't helping and voiding on a schedule or "retraining" isn't helpful, you may want to consider other options such as Botox or Interstim. You should see a specialist in female pelvic medicine for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of bladder lift surgeries are safe and effective? I have heard very little about the mesh and that it isnt good.
There are a number: Sling surgeries use a type of tape, tissue or mesh placed under the urethra to keep it in its normal position. The tape surgeries can be brief, but if mesh is placed, deep incisions are involved: it is longer/more hospitalization. Some risk of mesh complications. Retropubic suspension surgery is major surgery where the vaginal wall is sutured to supporting ligaments. All about 80% effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on surgery: What type of surgery did you have? ...Read more
Do you mean uterus: If after hysterectomy, we have to differentiate vault prolpase of the upper end of vagina which is closed with sutures after removal of the uterus wich we call as vault prolpase . The descent of the urinary bladder is called cystocele which you can see while urinating as a bulging pink balloon like structure visible , also you can have frequency of urination, feeling of urgency to urinate, UTI symp. ...Read more