Would you recommend having corrective surgery with mesh for bladder stress incontinence?

Yes. As long as it was just a mesh sling, and not mesh for lifting up the whole bladder, the fda has stated there are no problems with the small amount of mesh used just for incontinence.
Yes. Treatment for stress urinary incontince is most often treated with a mid-urethral sling. Attempt to use various biological products & native tissue have shown to have high failure rates. Current modern mesh has been shown to be safe & effective when used for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. The fda issue is a complex one but the use of mesh in sui is generally accepted.
Generally yes. But like any surgery there are risks and not everyone has a good result. Make sure your surgeon does these surgeries regularly. .

Related Questions

I had bladder surgery a week ago. (tape) for stress incontinence. I am now having pain in my groin. Could there be a connection?

Yes. Absolutely. Pain after a surgical procedure is normal however it is kind of odd to have a new discomfort 7 days after your procedure. Common reasons for post operative pain are inflammation and swelling. Rarely pain may be indicative of an infection or bleed. It is best to speak with a healthcare professional regarding your symptoms. Read more...
Post op problems. Post operative problems are wide ranging. Okay to talk to your surgery team and ask this question. It is possible they are connected. Be well. Read more...

Is holding the urine as long as possible a way to train the bladder if stress incontinence?

No way. Don't do it. Kegel exercises, or squeezing a ball between your knees can often help to overcome stress urinary incontinence. Holding urine as long as possible will probably make you wet more and make you more prone to getting a uti. Read more...

What other options would I have for stress incontinence since the bladder sling didn't work for me? It actually made it worse

Urogynecologist. Generally sling procedures are very effective in treating stress incontinence. Assuming simple measures such as Kegal excercises haven't been effective, you should seek evaluation by a certified Urogynecologist and have a complete work up including a urodynamic study. Read more...

What to do if I dashed off to the bathrooms my bladder just stopped holding as soon as I so now I'm scared. Do I have stress incontinence?

Stress incontinence. Not necessarily. Stress incontinence means that you unintentionally lose urine with certain movements/ activities (running, jumping rope, coughing, sneezing, etc). See your doctor if this symptom is not resolving. . Read more...
Urge Incontinence. Incontinence that is caused by a sudden urge to go and unable to make it to the bathroom is urge incontinence. Kegel and pelvic floor exercises can help with holding it in. There are many causes of urge incontinence. You should see a urogynecologist or urologist for a full work up. Further information can be found at www.voicesforpfd.org. Read more...

I'm having stress incontinence and rectocele repair surgery as back to back procedures. What can I expect afterwards. Can you explain the procedures?

Incontinence. I would hope that your surgeon might have explained the two procedures to you before you agreed to them? There are several ways to do both procedures so its difficult to assess your anticipated post-op course. I suggest a discussion with the surgeon before your surgery date. Read more...
Talk to your surgeon. These are questions you should discuss with your surgeon. They are great questions. But you should not have surgery without asking your own surgeon these questions. Read more...
Depends. There are a variety of procedures that are used to fix both rectocele and stress incontinence. What to expect would depend on which procedure was being performed. It is important for you to understand exactly what is going to happen during your surgery. You need to know risks, benefits and alternatives procedures. You might need to talk to your surgeon to get more specific information. Read more...

Anyone have success with surgery for stress incontinence?

You bet. Its an easy and highly successful surgery. If the diagnosis has been confrimed with urodynamics the success rate is in the 90's. Read more...
Stress incontinence. Stress incontinence is best treated with surgery unless very minimal. Many types of procedures have been developed in the past 25 years. Each urologist or gynecologist seems to have their favorite procedure but over-all, mid-ureththral slings seem to work the best. These are typically placed through a small vaginal incision. Read more...

Bladder sling for stress incontinence, what to do?

Effective for many. Performed by urologists ; uro-gynecologists after suitable urodynamic studies have been performed. Presume you developed after childbirth ; sling has been advised. This is s a very satisfactory treatment option, however might be good to delay until after a future pregnancy if you intend to have any more children. Read more...