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Has anyone had a hysterectomy and bladder lift done during the same surgery?

Has anyone had a hysterectomy and bladder lift done during the same surgery?

Very common: It is very common to do bladder surgery at the same time as a hysterectomy for patients with incontinence or a prolapsed (falling) bladder. A variety of surgical techniques can be used. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

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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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.

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

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Can my bladder drop after a hysterectomy ?

Can my bladder drop after a hysterectomy ?

Yes: Hysterectomy is a risk factor for bladder prolapse but so are many of the reasons why women need hysterectomies (e.g. Fibroids). ...Read more

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Should my pelvin pain go away since i had hysterectomy a week ago and will it make my bladder weaker?

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

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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?

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

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I got a hysterectomy 3 years ago but my bladder is now prolapsed?

I got a hysterectomy 3 years ago but my bladder is now prolapsed?

Go see OB/GYN: Prior hysterectomy is a risk factor for vaginal prolapse. Go talk to your ob/gyn and ask about options such as pessaries or surgery. ...Read more

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Could you have a hysterectomy and your gall bladder out in same surgery?

Could you have a hysterectomy and your gall bladder out in same surgery?

Yes: These two surgeries can easily be done together but your obgyn will need to coordinate with the surgery with a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more