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What is sling surgery?

What is sling surgery?

Procedure: It is a simply outpatient procedure for stress urinary incontinence. Consist in placing a plastic mesh material under the urethra to provide support. Well tolerated procedure with high success rate. ...Read more

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What is a urethral sling?

What is a urethral sling?

Incontinence proced.: A "mid-urethral sling" is a thin band of material surgical placed around the middle of the urethra, to stabilize the urethra and control leakage of urine. There are several types. The tvt, tension free vaginal tape, is now considered the gold standard for repair of genuine urinary stress incontinence. ...Read more

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Would wearing a sling help relive the pain from bursitis? .

Would wearing a sling help relive the pain from bursitis? .

Somewhat.: Assuming this is bursitis in the shoulder, a sling might help ease the pain when you're standing/walking, but I doubt it would help when sitting or lying down. Also, using a sling too much can contribute to "frozen shoulder" (AKA "adhesive capsulitis") so it's important to move the shoulder joint in as full a range of motion as tolerable regularly to prevent this condition. ...Read more

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Why does my shoulder hurt when it's not in the sling position?

Why does my shoulder hurt when it's not in the sling position?

More info needed: Did you injure the shoulder or do any activities that are different than normal using that arm/shoulder? If no injury, inflammation and/or infection can cause that type of pain too. A physical exam by your physician would help determine the cause. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of having a sling put in your bladder?

What are the pros and cons of having a sling  put in your bladder?

Depends: Slings are very useful for stopping urination with cough or sneeze, but can sometimes cause bladder irritability and urinary frequency. Sometimes the material used for the sling itself can cause problems. It is also possible to injure the bladder or the tubes between the bladder and the kidneys when the sling is placed. ...Read more

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Should i still have pain a year after hysterectomy, and sling placed?

No.: You need to be evaluated to see why you are having pain. The healing process is 3 months after a hysterectomy. I would not expect you to still be having pain post-op at this point. ...Read more

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I subluxed my shoulder. Should I wear the sling around the whole day?

I subluxed my shoulder. Should I wear the sling around the whole day?

Yes: You should rest your shoulder for a week or two and then start an exercise program. If you have subluxed your shoulder before you should be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Walking with your baby in a sling; good workout or back for your back?

Walking with your baby in a sling; good workout or back for your back?

Depends: Depends on what kind of sling you have. (some have been recalled) and how big your baby is. I would only use a carrier that is appropriate for your childĀ“s age and weight. Baby wearing is great, and there are carriers designed for different uses. Never use a sling or carrier that make it difficult for your baby to breathe, make sure his chin is never against his chest. ...Read more