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Can a vaginal sling be seen on a CT scan?

Can a vaginal sling be seen on a CT scan?

Maybe.: It depends on the anatomy. But often it cannot be seen. It's best if the radiologist interpreting the scan is made aware of all surgeries, so he/she can comment apppropriately. ...Read more

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I am having tot vaginal sling surgery and I am wondering how long the recovery is? Also, is it less invasive than the vaginal removal of the uterus?

I am having tot vaginal sling surgery and I am wondering how long the recovery is? Also, is it less invasive than the vaginal removal of the uterus?

Minimal: For a mesh sling only, there is minimal pain and no real restrictions other than nothing in your vagina for 6 weeks. Driving and work can usually resume whenever you feel like it. This may vary from patient to patient but, having done thousands of mesh slings, it's rare to have pain or extended recovery. Sling is less invasive than vaginal hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Can a CT scan with contrast and IV contrast show if a vaginal mesh sling is too tight or broken?

Can a CT scan with contrast and IV contrast show if a vaginal mesh sling is too tight or broken?

No: If your sling or mesh is too tight, then you will have issues with difficult urination, abnormal urination, and/or pain (most commonly). No imaging study can show how 'tight' a sling is. It is very difficult to properly visualize mesh products for defects with any imaging modality currently. The best evaluation is a proper history and thorough examination, and possibly urodynamic studies. ...Read more

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I've had a bladder sling and hysterectomy 8 years ago. now i think i have a vaginal vault prolapse with a rectocele…what can be done?

I've had a bladder sling and hysterectomy 8 years ago.  now i think i have a vaginal vault prolapse with a rectocele…what can be done?

Prolapse: Prolapse can be relieved by the use of a pessary on occasion or by surgical correction. The most common procedure is the sacrospinous fixation. The best thing for you to do is see a Gyn for further evaluation. With vault prolapse it is often best to seek out a Gyn that specializes in surgery or robotics, although most generalists can help. Hope this helps. DrG ...Read more

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Can vaginal snot normal?

Can vaginal snot normal?

Vaginal discharge?: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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How to cure vaginal cuts?

How to cure vaginal cuts?

Depends on size&caus: It depends on the size of the cut and what caused the cut.Large cuts may need to be sutured and small cuts will heal by itself just use a local antibiotic cream like Bacitracin to prevent infection but not inside the vagina. ...Read more

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What is vaginal squirting?

What is vaginal squirting?

Ejaculation/female: Female ejaculation is the expulsion of fluid by the paraurethral ducts through and around the human female urethra during or before an orgasm. It is also known in slang as gushing or squirting. ...Read more

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What are vaginal hemmoids?

What are vaginal hemmoids?

Slang?: I never heard this term, it's probably slang. "hemorrhoids" i assume you mean, are swollen veins around the rectum and anus, these veins are not in the vagina so this term doesn't make sense to me. ...Read more

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How to keep the vaginal heahly?

How to keep the vaginal heahly?

Safe Sex: Your body will keep your vagina healthy, unless you expose it to stds. ...Read more

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Whats the cause of vaginal cuts?

Whats the cause of vaginal cuts?

Vaginal Environment: I am not sure what you mean by 'cuts' but this is not common or normal. I would advise an urgent visit to be evaluated at the family medicine clinic. ...Read more